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Today’s San Antonio Express-News has a front page feature on Pawsitive Memories. Check it out!

Hospice Offers Comfort For Dying Pets

Pawsitive Memories: San Antonio Express-News Feature

Join Pawsitive Memories for food, fun and the Jingle Paws Classic 5K Run/Walk! See KABB Fox San Antonio’s spot “Jingle Paws 5K Run/Walk is for the Dogs“.

WHEN: Saturday, December 3, 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Soler’s Tri Sports, 14405 Old Bandera, Helotes, TX

Created by the Helotes Humane Society
To register for race go to either: WWW.HHSANIMALS.org or WWW.ATHLETEGUILD.com

The race begins at 14405 Old Bandera in beautiful Helotes. The trail is winding and gently hilly in places. Dogs are welcome in the race and Helotes Humane Society foster dogs will be on hand if you need a partner for your run/walk. There will be surprises along the way and Helotes Market Days occurs on the same day for your enjoyment following the race.

Dogs & Strollers welcome.

Join Pawsitive Memories at the 9th Annual Tribute to Tails Candlelight Memorial to pay tribute to your furry family members that have gone to the Rainbow Bridge. This is such a moving event, be sure to bring a photo of your pet for the memorial wall and plenty of tissue. This event is free and pets are welcome.

WHEN: Saturday, December 3, 2011, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: St Francis Episcopal Church, Parish Hall, 4242 Bluemel Rd, San Antonio, TX 78240-1063

Guest Speaker, Teri Wilson, Author of All Creatures of Our God and King, Rodeo Rescue, Cup of Joe & more!
Featured Musical Artist , Sarah Centeno, Winner of “Our Part of Town” Competitions in San Antonio
Special Tribute Memorial Keepsake Ornaments
Special Rainbow Bridge Bracelet to first 20 guests

Come listen to inspirational music, uplifting messages and take part in a special candlelight ceremony and view the memorial wall (bring photos to place on wall).
Free to the community. Pets are welcome.

Join Pawsitive Memories  at the 2011 Puppy UP Walk San Antonio this Sunday, November 6!

Location: McAllister Park
13102 Jones-Maltsberger
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

2 Million Dogs 2 Miles Puppy Up! Walk is a fundraising event that supports our mission which is committed to discovering the common links between canine and human cancers and their causes through comparative oncology research via:

Education and Awareness
Empowerment and Mobilization
Investment in Research

The Puppy Up! Walk began with a promise to raise awareness of canine caner one mile, one city and one person at a time. Luke Robinson with his two dogs walked 2000 miles from Austin to Boston to fulfill the promise he made to his dog Malcolm who died from this horrible disease. Their journey ended on June 19, 2010, and just a few weeks later Luke’s traveling companion Murphy was diagnosed with Nasal Cancer.

Puppy Up! Walks on November 6th are being planned across America. The funds raised from these events will be used to fund canine cancer and comparative oncology research,particularly focusing on the causal relationship between infections, immune response, and cancer.

Sign up to walk for this pawsome cause, or donate to the cause via the Pawsitive Memories Team or just come and cheer us on!

And don’t forget, if you or your pet has known cancer, you can send pictures of pets or humans touched by cancer for the Memorial Wall.


Radio Spot

Valerie Lacayo of Pawsitive Memories talks to KONO Public Affairs show host Steven O. Sellers about how pet owners are finding new ways to say “goodbye” to terminally ill pets. Listen via the KONO 101.1 website.

Join Pawsitive Memories at “Puppy Palooza“, the grand opening event for the Universal City Dog Park this Saturday, June 4, from 3 to 6 p.m.

Universal City Dog Park logo

 

After more than two years of hard work and support from amazing donors and volunteers, the Universal City Dog Park is finally a reality!  Work began on the park on March 30; the grand opening event will be Saturday, June 4, from 3 to 6 p.m.

Join us with your dog and explore this wonderful park.  There will be vendors, music, contests(do you look like you dog?), hot dog sales, door prizes, and other surprises.

This is the newest dog park in the San Antonio area.  It is divided into two parks, one for dogs under 30 pounds and one for the larger dogs in the family.  When they get thirsty, they will have access to several watering stations.  For the humans, there are even concrete walkways wide enough to accommodate wheelchairs and scooters.

See you there!

Woofstock!

Pawsitive Memories will have a booth at Woofstock in San Antonio, April 30th. Mark your calendars and come join us for food, fun and great music!


Eisenhower Park, 19399 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX, US
April 30, 2011
9am to 5pm
Tickets: $5.00/adult, kids under 18 free, pets free
Benefiting: Pet Pals of Texas

The second annual Woofstock is the only local live music event that helps disabled and terminally ill people take care of companion pets. This year’s festival features: Terri Hendrix with Lloyd Maines, The Vinyl 45s, The Texas Ladybugs and Mid-Life Crisis. Pet adoptions, food, and fun for all, including the critters! Vist www.petpalsoftexas.org to register for the 5K/3K fun walk. Proceeds benefit Pet Pals of Texas.

For more information, please call 210-658-8821 or email petpalsoftexas@aol.com.

You and Your Furry, Feathered, and Finned Pets are Invited to Join us in Celebrating Spring!
Saturday April 16, 2011
Blessing of the Animals

Celebrate the vital role our pets play in our lives physically and spiritually.

Where: Bluebonnet Bunk’n Biscuit, 16302 North IH 35 in Selma, TX (northbound access road of IH 35 between FM 1518 and Schertz Parkway, next to Morgan Buildings and Spas)

Blessing of the Animals by Ordained Minister Karen Stocks and Memorial Celebration by Valerie Lacayo of Pawsitive Memories Pet Hospice; including Rainbow Bridge Ceremony for our beloved pets. For Memorial Service feel free to bring a remembrance of your pet such as a picture, collar, urn, toy or just bring their memory in your heart.

Open House from 1-4 p.m.
Blessing of the Animals is at 2:30 p.m.
Memorial Celebration is at approximately 2:45 p.m.

Please be mindful of your pets’ safety as well as our other guests and appropriately confine and/or leash all pets. Please, no flexible leads. For more information contact: Cathy Vaughan 210-655-BUNK (2865)

Jenne Mundy, feline behaviorist and owner of catprofiler.com, mentions Pawsitive Memories and pet hospice in her article for the San Antonio Examiner: Pet hospice: caring for your aging cat

Pawsitive Memories was mentioned in a San Antonio Express News article about pet services in and around San Antonio: Pet Care From The Pros

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