Celebrate “National Get a Pal for Your Pet Day” On November 19 [Vi
PetGuide.com is dedicating the month of November to multiple pet ownership and we were thrilled to hear that “National Get a Pal for Your Pet Day” is on Tuesday, November 19.
A Pets Add Life (PAL) initiative, National Get a Pal for Your Pet Day was created to celebrate multiple pet ownership and consider welcoming additional pets into the home. According to American Pet Products Association’s (APPA) 2013/2014 National Pet Owners Survey, multiple pet ownership is at an all-time high with 44 percent of pet-owning households in the U.S. owning more than one pet (up from 42 percent of households in 2010).
“This designated day is a great opportunity to help spread the message that, like humans, pets also need pals and companionship when owners are away from home,” said Bob Vetere, APPA President & CEO. “Pets Add Life is all about promoting responsible pet ownership and we truly encourage current owners to consider welcoming additional pets of all types into the home.”
If you’ve never heard of PAL before, it’s an amazing non-profit campaign founded by the APPA that helps spread the joys and benefits of responsible pet ownership and encourages increased animal adoption.
We think it’s a wonderful idea and encourage you to think about bringing home an additional furry, feathered or finned pal home. And because we’re huge fans of PAL’s creative and hilarious videos, we thought we add the latest for you, entitled “Mouse Rover,” to enjoy. Watch it below!
Amy Tokic, Editor of PetGuide.com, is a passionate animal lover and proud pet parent of Oscar, a Shih Tzu/Chihuahua cross, and Zed, a Japanese Chin. Her love of animals began in kindergarten, when she brought her stuffed dog Snoopy into class with her every day. Now, she writes about her adventures in pet ownership and tirelessly researches products, news and health related issues she can share with other animal enthusiasts. In her free time, Amy loves perusing used book and record stores, obsessing over the latest pet products available and chasing squirrels with wild abandon (a habit attributed to spending too much time with her pooches).
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