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Food Banks in NY Serve Dogs


 NY food banks begin serving dog food this week. The program is set to expand throughout the summer and include cats soon as well. The goal is to keep families (furry and not) together and help people spend money on human food, not pet food.


NY1 | 24 Hour Local News | Top Stories | Food Bank Program Offers Up Free Dog Food.

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A Happy Ending to an Earlier Post


Stripey the Dog Now Rests Easily, Confident that Hungry Dogs will Be Fed

Stripey the Dog Now Rests Easily, Confident that Hungry Dogs will Be Fed

Looks like the vote went towards feeding hungry dogs. Thanks for your help convincing Sea-Tac to donate the dog food!


Needy Seattle area dogs receiving kibble windfall.


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TWELVE TONS of Dog Food – Thrown Away???

Upset by the Thought of Hungry Dogs
Sea-Tac Airport has dog food. They’ve been using it as fake luggage-weights. They’re now ready to get rid of it. They voted today on whether or not to donate the 12 TONS of near-expiration-date dog food to area food banks, which would in turn distribute it to local food banks (we hope FamilyWorks!). Given the overwhelming popularity of our post on the Oregon dog food bank (it is to-date one of our most popular posts), we thought we’d alert you to this vote that will decide the fate of the twelve, yes we repeat twelve TONS, of dog food that could be going to hungry, needy, sometimes homeless dogs. So comment away, on our blog, and let the airport know what you think. Alternatively, you can call Sea-Tac yourself and let them know how important this dog food can be for Seattle’s hungry pets. (By the way, above is a photo of Stripey, who’s always hungry, upset at the thought of other dogs going hungry.)

King 5 News Story Here .

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