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Rescued Cards featuring TBL now in Petco!

Founded in 2011 by Monica Hoover, a freelance fashion, product and fine art photographer and passionate animal lover, Rescued Cards was created as a way to help garner much needed awareness about the animal rescues Hoover was voluntarily photographing. Monica has been a staunch supporter of The Barking Lot and most of the photographs used to create this web site are a testament not only to her great talent as a photographer, but to her dedication to the cause of animal rescue.

This year, Rescued Cards was chosen by the Petco Foundation, the non-profit organization of Petco, to provide 6 different greeting card designs, packaged together, to be the ‘free gift with donation’ during the Foundation’s annual Tree of Hope holiday fundraiser, November 14, 2011 – January 1, 2012. These packaged greeting cards will be available in all 1,132 Petco retail locations across the nation as well as online through January 1, 2012.

The Barking Lot is deeply honored to have a recruit featured on one of these greeting cards. Not only does TBL get to share the cute mug of one of our beloved temporary barkers, but we will also be the recipients of Petco Foundation’s good will.

So we ask all of our Barking Lot friends to make a donation at their local Petco store so you can receive these wonderful greeting cards. Your donation not only benefits The Barking Lot and the 100s of dogs we rescue every year, but it supports other shelters across the country doing the same thing – saving dogs, finding them good homes and blessing the families who receive the love and devotion of these amazing creatures.

Here’s a Rescued Card featuring one of our recruits! Check out other Rescued Cards on their website!

About the “Tree of Hope”

The Tree of Hope Fundraiser is Petco Foundation’s annual holiday fundraising campaign and continues to be the largest source of revenue for the foundation. Donations to Tree of Hope are used to fund grants to animal shelters and rescue groups throughout the country as they work to help animals in need. Last year’s campaign raised more than $4 million, a record amount.

With every $20 donation made during this promotion, customers will receive one free six-pack of holiday-themed Rescued Cards. With every $30 donation customers will receive two free six-pack of holiday-themed Rescued Cards.  Each card features the word ‘REJOICE,’ with a photograph of a different animal from a various rescue operation around the country including: The Barking Lot in San Diego, CA; Because You Care in Erie, PA; Detroit Dog Rescue in Detroit, MI.; Black Dog Animal Rescue Cheyenne, WY.; Cleveland Animal Protective League Cleveland, OH.; and Friends of the Humane Society of Tijuana San Diego, CA.