Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Pooches Pose for Good Cause

photo/Samantha Barracca 
Dog named Christopher Charles Rutherford III poses in a fire truck.
Christopher Charles Rutherford III: one of the pooches featured in the calendar. Photo by Samantha Barracca

By Jean Falbo-Sosnovich
Register Correspondent

SEYMOUR >> The Seymour Fire Department has teamed up with the local animal shelter to kick off an adorable 2018 ahead, creating a calendar for a cause that shows much more than the date.

 Coco’s Animal Rescue Efforts of Seymour, or CARES, came up with the idea to raise awareness and funds about the cats and dogs at the shelter in need of forever homes.

 “A gorgeous photo can make a huge difference when it comes to a rescue pet getting adopted,” said CARES Vice President Deborah Kiefer. “We’ve put pearls on pit bulls and kittens in baskets; we use props and different locations to showcase our animals at their best. We knew we could put together an amazing calendar, which would remind people every day that there are wonderful rescue pets out there to adopt.”

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