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Operation ResCute Product Review + Giveaway

October 7, 2015
Jamie Davis Smith
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Many parents want to teach their kids about giving back and helping others but struggle with finding appropriate ways to do so.  A good lesson in giving back to the community can be through helping animals. Mom and NYC marketing researcher, Laurie Brown-Nagin, was inspired to step in and help when she saw a puppy being carried away by an animal control officer.  Her family adopted Operation ResCUTEJingles but wanted to do more to help other animals in need of a home and get more kids involved in helping rescue animals.  Her answer?  Operation ResCUTE™ pups and books.

Laurie put together a package with a children’s book all about saving Jingle and a Jingle stuffie in hopes that ResCUTE will encourage children and their parents to adopt a pet in need rather than buying one from the pet store or a breeder. 

My kids enjoyed reading the story of Jingle and learning how families can help pups in need of a home.  They also like cuddling with their very own Jingle!    Best of all, all profits from sales of Operation ResCUTE™ sets are donated to shelters to assist with adoption of shelter dogs.

Did you know that only 30% of pets in homes come from shelters and rescue organizations?  If you want to learn more about rescuing a pet from a local shelter, here are some great local organizations: Montgomery County Humane Society, Animal Welfare League of Arlington, Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, Fairfax County Animal Shelter, Homeward Trails Animal Rescue, Lost Dog & Cat Foundation and Lucky Dog Animal Rescue.  Did we miss one that you like?  Drop us an email and we'll add it to the list.

Enter to Win

Enter to win a Operation ResCUTE™ book and plush set (value $29.99).  This giveaway begins on October 7, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. and is open to US residents ages 18 years and over and will end on October 19, 2015 at 11:59 p.m.  One winner will be randomly selected from all eligible entries on October 20, 2015 and notified shortly thereafter.  The winner will have 24 hours to claim their prize.

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