to our Third Annual Dogs Deserve Better Calendar, which gets rave
reviews by everyone who buys or reads it. This year will prove
itself no different! We had a great time choosing our cover model
this year, thanks to your votes. Chia, pictured
above, was our winner with 162 votes, Sonny was
a close second, with 141 votes, and Douwe was third
with 95 votes. All of our calendar cover model contestants
will appear somewhere within our calendar, so never fear, they will
still get their time to shine!!
are the only calendar to focus solely on chained and penned dog
rescue stories, so don't miss out! This year's theme is FREEDOM,
and every model features his/her own Freedom saying to go along
with the photo.Our stories are vibrant, our photos are gorgeous
and fun . . . The calendar is full color throughout, and
features stories of 28 rescued dogs, each different, each
heart-warming, each happy-ending. Full-page stories are complete
with before and after photos, while bottom stories feature
smaller, after photos with a story.
Akita was rescued in Indiana by DDB reps Marie Belanger
and Jamie Oswalt at the ripe old age of 10 after living
chained and/or penned (both at different periods) for her entire
life. She was transported to Tammy in Pennsylvania to be fostered,
but there she proved to be a bit too frisky for the kitty population.
Luckily, we were very blessed to find her a foster/home in Johnstown,
Pennsylvania, where she is now happy and loved,
and spending her last days inside as part of a family with Chris
and Lexi. In fact, we hear that Chris is complaining that Chia is
now getting all the lovin'! In fact, we've recently gotten this
photo of Chia with her new mom, Lexi, and Lexi wrote the most touching
report: "Happy Holidays to you and your loved ones. I just
wanted to thank you for bringing Chia into our lives. She is the
light in my life. Every morning I can not wait to see her cute little
face. She is just simply wonderful. I just wanted you to know that
I love her like she has been with me all her life. When I am sad
she makes me happy and she always makes me feel loved.I just wanted
to send you a picture that Christopher sent me two weeks ago. Isn’t
wait to read more about Chia, Sonny, Flag, Taz, and 24 others? Wait,
calendar also features 14 Months as opposed to the normal
12, and includes December 2007, for you early birds, and
January 2009, for those of us who procrastinate about buying
a new one, or getting it hung up once we have it.
offer price breaks at 5, 10, and 20 calendars. If you'd like
to help us fundraise by selling higher quantities please contact
us for information.(Or, if you're a smaller rescue who'd like to
give them away with your adoption packets, please contact us for
even deeper discounts.)
can and does work with many people! Even when we don't see immediate
payoff for our efforts, rest assured we are making progress, one
educational block at a time. Displaying
a Dogs Deserve Better calendar in your home or office is just one
more way to educate those around you...So pick some up for friends
and family as holiday gifts this year, and start an educational
By ordering from Dogs Deserve Better you are acknowledging that
it may take as long as 3 weeks to receive your order. While every
attempt is made to fill your order in a timely fashion, we are
a small nonprofit, with a very streamlined staff. There are times
we either get backlogged or other crucial DDB work must take precedence
for a day or so. Most orders are filled within days, but we ask
you to be patient when ordering...if you do not receive your order
in 3 weeks, contact us. If you do not receive a thank you via
e-mail in 3 days contact us. If you truly need it right away,
please call to order so it can be placed in a priority manner.
Now Take Phone Orders at 1.877.636.1408
in using our calendars for fundraising, either for us
or for your local animal nonprofit? Please call to discuss at 1.877.636.1408
Off Valentine Special!
1 DDB 2008 Calendar
(plus $2.50 S&H=$11.50)
you prefer to order by mail, send check or money order to P.O.
Box 23, Tipton, PA 16684, making sure to let us know quantities
and shipping info.
call to order over the phone, or to order higher quantities for
re-sale or as fundraising opportunities for your organization.
to calendar entrants: If your entry was not featured this year,
it was due to lo-resolution/poor image quality or no story. Please
try again next year by submitting a higher resolution and sized
image. We tried our best to show all dogs with high-quality images.
Email Tammy@dogsdeservebetter.org to find out if your dog was