Take Five Friday: Pets In Hot Cars, Kid Heroes
- A Hot Oven or A Hot Car…It’s the Same Thing. Remember this powerful signage we featured in last week’s blog?You can download a pdf. of this image at MyDogIsCool.com and customize it for your agency, thanks to the good folks at RedRover. Check out their press release for fast facts to pass on to your community.
- #2 no-brainer way to spread the word: Share this video from Phoenix’s Fox 10 News on your Facebook page, and remind your fans what they can do if they see a dog locked in a parked car on a hot day. One phone call from a concerned citizen saved this pup’s life:
-And if this were an actual situation, the 2 boys featured in this popular segment on ABC’s What Would You Do? would be hometown heroes. Well, come to think of it, they ARE heroes:
FYI, journalist John Quinones showed this clip during his plenary speech at Taking Action for Animals last weekend—woo-hoo, HSUS, for putting on an amazing conference!
- Wanna be inspired by more humane kids? Check out this lil’ but mighty clip of a young participant in Wisconsin Humane Society’s PAL (People & Animal Learning) program. Oh my gosh:
- ShamWOW! It’s like As Seen on TV adopts a “lazy cat to cover up that hole in the couch” and drives away in a used Gremlin in this parody video for the Winnipeg Humane Society:
Cool and true fact: WHS was considering hiring an actor for this spot when they realized they had the real thing in Andy Hill, who pitches living room suites for his family’s Winnipeg furniture store when he’s not hawking kitties. Gee, could you tell?! Read this article for the complete back story on this clever, effective video.
Shelters, how have you tapped your local celebs?