DENVER, June 16 Camp Bow Wow, the nation's fastest growingpremier doggy day and overnight camp, has launched a fund raising effort onbehalf of Morris Animal Foundation (MAF)http://www.MorrisAnimalFoundation.org, and its campaign to cure dog cancer andfight other major dog diseases. Beginning June 16 at 26 Camp Bow Wow locationsacross the nation, doggy campers will be wearing a complimentary campaignbandana provided by Camp Counselors(R). Dog owners will have the opportunityto make a donation to MAF and their effort to cure and treat dogs with cancer,as well as other serious canine diseases. Later in the year it is anticipatedthe effort will roll out to more Camp Bow Wow locations.
"Camp Bow Wow, http://www.campbowwow.com was founded upon the goal ofhelping dogs be happier and healthier," says Camp Bow Wow founder, CEO and"Top Dog" Heidi Flammang. "The human parents of our doggy campers dearly lovetheir dogs and are concerned for their health. Thus, it makes perfect sensefor Camp Bow Wow to support MAF in its work to cure and treat dogs with cancerand other terrible diseases afflicting dogs." Ms. Flammang explains each ofthe 26 camp locations will feature "Help Us Save Your Best Friend's Life"posters and information for doggy parents on how to contribute to MAF. To viewparticipating Camp Bow Wow locations, visit the Camp Bow Wow Web site.
One in four dogs die of cancer. Cancer is the number one cause of death indogs over the age of 2. MAF has a dedicated canine cancer campaign site athttp://www.CureCanineCancer.org. Dog lovers can also go to the site to view acanine cancer Web exclusive featuring the latest information on dog cancer andtreatment advances.
"Clearly Camp Bow Wow has a strong commitment to dog health and welfare asillustrated by their kind offer to help MAF raise funds for research to helpdogs," says Dr. Patricia Olson, President and CEO of MAF.
About Camp Bow Wow: Camp Bow Wow is the premiere doggy daycare andovernight camp in North America. It's where a dog can be a dog(R), and isdesigned to provide the highest levels of fun, safety and service for itscampers and peace of mind for their parents. Since the Boulder, CO-basedcompany started franchising in 2003, Camp Bow Wow has sold over 200 franchisesin 38 states and Canada. Visit us on the web at http://www.campbowwow.com.
About Morris Animal Foundation: Morris Animal Foundation, established in1948, is dedicated to funding research that protects, treats and curescompanion animals and wildlife. MAF has been at the forefront of fundingbreakthrough research studies benefiting animals in some 100 countries,spanning all seven continents. MAF has its headquarters in Denver, Colorado.The Foundation has funded nearly 1,400 humane animal health studies. CharityNavigator ranks MAF as a four-star charity, the highest rating. For moreinformation, call (800) 243-2345, or visithttp://www.MorrisAnimalFoundation.org.
SOURCE Morris Animal Foundation