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A Free Way to Help Animal Shelters this Season

Being motivated by passionate pet lovers, The Through a Dog’s Ear team decided to create a very fun holiday party and contest last year and now it has become an annual tradition. For seven days, from 12/5 thru 12/11, we are giving away free downloads. Simultaneously, we are having a very fun word contest. While picking up your free download, have fun playing the word game each day this week. Ten winners will choose their favorite animal rescue organization or shelter. We will send our 3 CD Calm your Canine series to their designated rescue organizations or shelters. The grand-prize winner will also receive a complete TaDE 2011 Holiday Gift-Pak which includes seven CD’s and our Through a Dog’s Ear book. Last year, we had over 100 entries in the first hour and wanted everyone to win – people and dogs alike, so we donated over 100 extra CD’s to the chosen rescues and shelters. Watch the video of my trip to the post office playing Santa.

Do you have any wonderful stories to share about your experience with shelter or rescue pets? Thanks for posting in a comment below.

Have you tried Sound Therapy for your dogs? Through a Dog’s Ear is the first music clinically demonstrated to calm the canine nervous system.

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Calm your Canine Companion Music Series

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Lisa Spector

Lisa Spector is a concert pianist, Juilliard graduate, and canine music expert. She is co-founder of Through a Dog's Ear, the first music clinically demonstrated to calm the canine nervous system. Their new high-tech pet gadget, iCalmDog, is the portable solution to canine anxiety. Lisa shares her home and her heart with her two "career change" Labrador Retrievers from Guide Dogs for the Blind, Sanchez and Gina. Follow Lisa's blog here.


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10:18PM PST on Dec 20, 2011

volunteering, is a great way of helping.

12:19PM PST on Dec 17, 2011

How kind of you!

7:35PM PST on Dec 14, 2011

Thanks for share.

3:24PM PST on Dec 13, 2011

Thanks and saved!!!

12:02PM PST on Dec 7, 2011

Thanks and bookmarking!

7:58AM PST on Dec 7, 2011

You rock! Thanks for doing this. My husband installed a CD player at our local shelter this year and we provided them a disc of your free downloads from last year. It has had a huge impact on the dogs. They are quieter and calmer. They really enjoy it. So keep up the great work :) You make a difference!

12:21AM PST on Dec 7, 2011

by playing games before going to bed at 'play to donate', i generate donations for lucky duck horse rescue in texas.

11:35PM PST on Dec 6, 2011

Lisa, Your compassion and generosity w/your free downloads is a beautiful gift you've given to all, and know you are blessed and loved by man and dog alike..1love

9:36PM PST on Dec 6, 2011

I always leave something for my dog to listen to when I'm gone. My cat seems to walk away, preferring a quiet place as she likes plenty of private time. I used to volunteer in a shelter and they were always searching for ways to calm the dogs. I thought I heard something about some shelters using music to soothe them and decrease barking.

6:33PM PST on Dec 6, 2011

every little bit helps.....don't ever think that even a little donation or a small amount of your time or etc won't help....

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