October Is Adopt A Shelter Dog Month!


October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month.This month-long observance encourages animal lovers across the nation to raise awareness about the positive aspects of adopting a pet from a local shelter.

San Diego, CA (I-Newswire) October 12, 2012 - To schedule an interview with Charmaine Hammond, contact:
Jennifer Geronimo
619-713-6756 * JMGeronimo@aol.com


October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month!

Shelter dogs are exceptional! Toby, a Chesapeake Bay Retriever who was adopted by Charmaine Hammond and her husband from an animal rescue organization and later found his purpose as an Animal Assisted Therapy Dog. At first, Toby was not what you would categorize as a dog lovers dream; he destroyed everything in his path, had quirky habits that included demolishing toilet tank lids and closets and did everything in his power to get himself sent back to his rescue organization. Something magical happened when Charmaine realized that Toby (even though he was a dog) needed purpose and focus in his life and redirected his boundless energy into becoming a therapy dog and leaving pawprints on people's hearts around the globe. Charmaine Hammond wrote a book, On Toby's Terms, about Toby's journey which is a best seller, award winning and now being turned into a major motion picture.

Toby is only one story of the amazing dogs that are adopted from shelters and rescue organizations everyday across the world. October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month.This month-long observance encourages animal lovers across the nation to raise awareness about the positive aspects of adopting a pet from a local shelter.Your local animal shelter is the perfect place to find dogs of every type, size, age and personality each one waiting for a caring home. Like Toby, some shelter dogs can be trained to learn animal-assisted therapy. They also make great exercise partners, a confidant for your shy child, a companion for a senior citizen, etc.

Charmaine Hammond will be honoring Adopt a Shelter Dog Month on her radio show, PAWSitive Radio, on Blog Talk Radio heard weekly on Saturdays at 2 pm PST where she interviews animal organizations and experts on many subjects benefiting you and your pet. Website: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/chammond

For more information on Charmaine, books about Toby, or A Million Acts of Kindness - Toby's Global Mission: http://www.ontobysterms.com/






About Life Enlightenment

Jennifer Geronimo started her company, Life Enlightenment, ten years ago upon moving from New York t   More..o California.

She has managed speakers and authors such as Jill Lublin, Azim Khamisa, Dawson Church, Shoshana Bennett, and Belinda Farrell. Jennifer is featured in the book Guerrilla Publicity 2 (Adams Media).

Jennifer co-hosts the radio show, Scorpion Equinox, with Dawn O'Creene every Wednesday at 2:30 pm PST on Blog Talk Radio. Jennifer is also the producer of Angelica Harris' Blog Talk Radio Show and Jill Lublin's TV show, Messages of Hope.

Prior to running her own business, Jennifer worked in the music industry for over 10 years promoting artists such as Rick Springfield, Oscar Peterson, and George Clinton as well as worked with corporations such as the Walt Disney Company and Intersound Records. Jennifer also spends a lot of her time volunteering to assist with many animal related organizations and causes.Less..

Contact Information

Life Enlightenment
Jennifer Geronimo
5039 Woodyard Ave
91942
Phone : 619-713-6756

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