May Is For  Mothers And Their Babies
PetConnect Rescue News - May 2019  Edition

 Dear PetConnect Rescue Family,

Calling all mothers! With Mother's Day coming up, we're paying special homage to the momma dogs and cats who were perfect moms to their puppies and kittens despite sometimes horrific beginnings. 

The little ones have found their forever homes; now it's time for these amazing moms to have their day in the sun and find their own loving homes.
 
Dogs like Katie, who was thrown over a fence with her 7 puppies before being taken in by PetConnect Rescue. And cats like Callie, who came from a stressful shelter setting with her 5 babies. They nourished and cared for their puppies and kittens until they were old enough to be on their own. These moms deserve their own happy endings now, and we're going to make sure they get them!
Callie & Kittens 
We would not have been able to save these precious families without your help. Thank you for making this possible!
 
Life saving stories are the heart and soul of our rescue. Stay tuned for more heartwarming tales of second chances. There are new ones every day.
 
Our annual Do More 24 event is in a couple of weeks, and our social media platforms will be full of the stories that show 
how terrific you (along with our cats and dogs) all are!   If you've been thinking about trying fostering, now is a great time to step up. Here's to helping more animals find their happy-ever-after! 

With Warmest Wishes,
Lisa Velenovsky
Executive Director
Fun Stuff At PetConnect Rescue 
Pe tConnect Rescue Gets Air Time In China Thanks To... 
Bingru Sees America!

Bingru Wang is a reporter who makes  short   videos  for a station called Phoenix TV Hong Kong with a current running series called Bingru Sees America.  Why did Bingru want to feature PetConnect Rescue?

Bingru said, " The purpose of interviewing PetConnect is to show our audience how well-organized and planned the American adoption system is. In China, there are not so many dog shelters which left hundreds of thousands of dogs on the street or even been abused. We also hope to use the good example in the U.S. to raise awareness and improve the adoption process in China."

A Freedom Flight for Homeless Dogs 超酷美国大叔开私人飞机救流浪狗
A Freedom Flight for Homeless Dogs
超酷美国大叔开私人飞机救流浪狗

Follow the luckiest homeless dogs to find new homes 美国流浪狗的天堂
Follow the luckiest homeless dogs to find new homes 美国流浪狗的天堂

Thank you to Pilots N Paws, our volunteers, and Muddy Paws staff for helping to arrange and participate in the series featuring 
PetConnect Rescue!
Huge Thank You, Bingru!

Are you ready to #reclaim kindness
Support  #Do More 24 and help power  your community!
The countdown is on... 
We will be participating in Do More 24.
Wednesday, May 22nd at 12:00 Noon Until 
11:59am on Thursday, May 23rd

Do More 24  is the DC Metro area's largest 
 24-hour online fundraiser powered by 
 United Way of the National Capital Area. It celebrates  all the  local 
nonprofits that work  hard in our communities to solve social issues. 

Cats and dogs of all ages are waiting to reclaim their lives. 
But, they desperately need us to be their voice and their hope.
Last year,  PetConnect Rescue brought in close to  $8,500  for our animals!  
 
This Do More 24, let's   #reclaimkindness  for all of the countless animals 
relying on us to be their  hero! Let's Do More in 2019!
 Shopper Alert - Our 2nd Online PAW-CTION Is Almost Here!


Our first Online PAW-CTION was such a success, 
we decided to hold another one!  
This year's dates are from June 5th to the 15th.
 
As the PAW-CTION quickly approaches, we are still searching for 
 more exciting items to offer. Have any ideas or suggestions?  
 Please let us know. Email Robyn at rbuchsbaum@petconnectrescue.org.

**For those of you who may have missed our spring Bonfire shirt campaign 
or regretted not buying more, no worries.  We will have some 
unisex tees available to purchase through the PAW-CTION.
  New Yappy Hour Series - BellyRubs @ BellyLove
Join Us At One, Two, or Maybe All Of These Friday Dates:

June 14th and 28th
July 12th and 26th
August 9th and 23rd
September 6th and 20th
October 4th and 18th
From 5pm-7pm
*Dates may vary due to weather*

20% of all pint sales will be donated to PetConnect Rescue.
Bring your pup and have a pint with us.  
Well-behaved furry friends are welcome to enjoy the patio!


Summer love is just a paw away!

Terrance

Aria

My name is Terrance, and I am a 
 Chi-weenie! Made you laugh, right? It's true. I'm only 13 pounds, but it's 
 all pure fun. I love to play with anyone who is willing to join along.  I am about 2 years old, but I am holding on to my inner puppy.  I would love to find a family that would take me along for lots of cool adventures.  If you have a place in your heart for little lowriders like me, please fill out an app!

Love a kitty with a sweet, purring motor?  That's me all over.  Aria is my name, and I am as beautiful as my name, both on the inside and out.  I have had a rather rough journey, but PetConnect Rescue has helped me recover from all of that.  I am ready to find someone who enjoys the perfect lap kitty. I have lots of affection to give and can't wait to find out if we are a good match for one another!

You Won't Want to Miss a Thing!


For more details on all of our events, click HERE

Tuesday,
May 14

Strawberry Picking Fundraiser - Wegmeyer Farm
38299 Hughesville Road, Hamilton, VA
9am - 7pm


Tuesday,
May 14


Fundraiser & DogAdoption Event - Il Forno Pizzeria
1035 W Patrick Street, Frederick, MD
5pm - 9pm


Saturday, 
May 18
Cat Adoption Event
Loyal Companion Rockille, 1643 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD
11am - 1pm

Dog Adoption Event - Westwood Pet Center
Sponsored by The Hersh Group
Westwood Pet Center, 5428 Westbard Ave.
Bethesda, MD
11am - 1pm

Wednesday,
May 22 12N
to
May 23rd 11:59am


Do More 24 - Online 24-Hour Fundraiser


Saturday, 
June 1
Dog Adoption Event
Loyal Companion,  235 Kentlands Blvd.
Gaithersburg, MD
11am - 1pm

Cat Adoption Event
PetValu Potomac, Cabin John Shopping Center
7723 Tuckerman Lane, Potomac, MD
11am - 1pm


If you can help with any of these events, please email 
Kelly at  kgrinham@petconnectrescue.org
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