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Kurfiss Sotheby’s International Realty is a dog-friendly workplace with a fair number of cat (and turtle!) lovers sprinkled in, so it’s not surprising that company chairman Donald Pearson and many of the company’s agents support animal-related charities, among them Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society, Pennsylvania SPCA, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine research initiatives, Bucks County SPCA, Cavalier Rescue USA, Cavalier Alliance and others.
One in particular that Kurfiss SIR has thrown its support behind is Bucks County-based Lulu’s Rescue, where this year the company donated $10,000 so that Lulu’s would qualify for a matching amount from another donor. On November 9, we will celebrate the work of Lulu’s Rescue at its “Eat Bark Bid” gala event at the Michener Museum in Doylestown, Pa.
“Eat Bark Bid” is a fun evening — casual attire, great food, beautiful art and a fun way to support dogs in need — so please come out and help continue the work of Lulu’s Rescue. This organization strives to ensure dogs are neutered and receive veterinary care, places dogs with foster families and saves hundreds of dogs every year from kill shelters.
Here’s a special message from the Executive Director of Lulu’s Rescue:
• Funds from this event will set our budget for the next year and direct how many homeless and owner surrendered dogs we can help in the next 6-12 months.
• 100% of our support comes from you – our community! Our dogs depend on your financial support.
• The cost of saving animal lives is high and never ending. We do our best to do the most with your donations and support. As an example of our operating expenses, the cost of saving a normal, healthy dog ranges from $300-$400. That means the 50 dogs we currently have in rescue cost $15,000 – $20,000 for us to save. Add to that the cost of keeping them in foster care until they are adopted, and the cost of special needs dogs like Sweetie who has been in foster care for almost two years and has had significant veterinary and behavioral needs. And we’ve addressed those needs because we believe such dogs deserve more than death row. They deserve our love and patience. They deserve a chance. And yes, that often takes money, time and resources. We want to continue saying yes to these dogs when other rescues say no.
• This is heartbreaking work that doesn’t get easier over time. This is an evening our incredible volunteers and staff look forward to sharing with our adopters…meeting and thanking the families that adopted the pups they worked so hard to save gives all of us heart for another day. Another day for another dog.
• It will be a fun and memorable evening…delicious food, great music, beautiful artwork, and fabulous auction items.
For those yet to be saved,