Pooches in Pink!!

CANINES TO HELP FIGHT CANCER AT MORRIS ANIMAL INN’S “POOCHES IN PINK” PUPPY PROM

Pink-Themed Puppy Prom on May 4 Will Aid Susan G. Komen For The Cure and Cancer Patients

MORRISTOWN, N.J., April 4, 2011—Morris Animal Inn’s Puppy Prom is “Going Pink” to help raise awareness and donations for breast cancer and cancer patients. The luxury resort and spa for pets is hosting its “Pooches in Pink” Puppy Prom on Wednesday, May 4, and dapper dogs—with or without dates–are invited for the full day party.

The Morris Animal Inn (www.morrisanimalinn.com), located at 120 Sand Spring Road in Morristown, will be awash in pink as it celebrates the four-legged version of a traditional prom party. Pink ties, tutus, tiaras and tuxes are optional, but tails are required.

“Pooches in Pink” Puppy Prom will celebrate and pamper pets while giving the community an opportunity to help pamper local cancer patients by sponsoring already-assembled care packages or donating items to fill the care packages.

Fashionable fidos will be dressed to the K-9’s–some dyed pink and sporting pink paw nails. Dogs will enjoy music and dancing, games and activities, prom photos, doggie delicacies and an after-party “trip to the Shore” in the resort’s indoor pool and Aqua Center.

Morris Animal Inn is partnering with Susan G. Komen for the Cure of North Jersey and there are several ways to participate:

· Bring your dog to the puppy prom and a portion of the $59 fee will be donated to Susan G. Komen.

· Sponsor a care package for a woman battling breast cancer for $25. Sponsor a package before the British Royal Wedding on April 29 and be entered to win a prize worthy of royalty for your pet.

· Make a monetary donation or assist us in gathering items for our care packages:

Biotene mouthwash and gum

Packs of peppermint flavored gum

Eucerin Dry Skin Therapy Creme

QuasyPops or QueasyDrops

SalivaSure Lozenges

Healthy snacks like pretzels or granola bars

Gel cold masks (for face)

Fuzzy socks

Ginger Tea

Medical planners/journals

Relaxing Music

Bandanas

Small stuffed animals

Fleece blankets

HIGHLIGHTS OF PUPPY PROM WILL INCLUDE:

Flamingo Fling Dancing and Music

Canine Fun Run for a Cure

Prom Photos in the Pretty in Pink Portrait Studio

Fuschia Frisbee Fetch

Pooch Punch and Pastries

“Trip to the Shore” after party in the indoor Aqua Center

Reservations for the Puppy Prom are $59 for the entire day and must be made in advance by calling 973-539-0377 ext. 5. For information, visit www.morrisanimalinn.com.


ABOUT MORRIS ANIMAL INN

Morris Animal Inn is a full-service, luxury pet resort and spa for dogs and cats located in Morristown, NJ. Established in 1960, the country inn was recently renovated and expanded into a state-of-the-art facility that offers lodging, spa services, grooming, day care and camp. The award-winning Morris Animal Inn is a charter member of the Pet Care Services Association. For more information call 973-539-0377 or visit www.morrisanimalinn.com.

ABOUT SUSAN G. KOMEN

Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is the global leader of the breast cancer movement, having invested nearly $1.5 billion since inception in 1982. As the world’s largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists, we’re working together to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Thanks to events like the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure®, and generous contributions from our partners, sponsors and fellow supporters, we have become the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world.

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