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Every purchase supports small rescues – PackPeople’s new online shop

How can we sustain packpeople.com and keep our important work going? How can we make money with this website? These are questions we asked ourselves last year… and we came up with several ideas. Nothing really new or surprising, just the random things every blog owner starts considering one day. Advertising on PackPeople and earning money with google ads, sponsored links and affiliates; everyone who has a pet-related blog knows what I’m talking about. We want to keep the website clean, informative and not overloaded with ads.

An online shop with unique stuff. That’s the idea!

Our newly-launched online shop has been created to support our work at PackPeople, as well as the work of small, struggling rescues. We will donate 20% of all proceeds to rescues and animal welfare organizations – we keep the rest to buy treats for our dogs :). Prices are fair and the shop looks great! Visit our shop here or use the navigation on top.

From a pool of high quality manufacturers and wholesalers we have picked the most unique and special items (to us:). Ideas we like, products we love and companies we want to work with. Most of the products we sell are produced and manufactured in the U.S. with love by small- to medium-sized companies. Independent artists and pet lovers who make a living in selling their passionate products. For the beginning you can expect the following brands and products in our online shop, and we’ll continue to add more every month…

Get your funny Bandana today for $7.95

For now, we proudly present:

Ruff Ruff and Meow (Pet Apparel)

Arm the Animals (T-Shirts for humans)

Paco Collars (Leather Collars and Leashes)

Threads by Stevie (Bracelets with paw charms)

Felt Monsters by Michiko (Creative needle felted animals)

Please visit and explore our shop and consider buying and contributing – We at PackPeople and the small rescues appreciate your support!

If you think your products would be a great addition to our shop, we would love to hear from you (just know that we’re picky). Please shoot us an email (info@packpeople.com) and we’ll talk about it.

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A new rescue program launched by Ruff Ruff & Meow

What would your pet say if they could talk? Ruff Ruff & Meow? Let your pets express themselves through their apparel and allow them to make a statement and be heard!

Caroline Leedom, founder and president of Ruf Ruff & Meow explains to us her new rescue program to support animal rescues & non-profit groups. Not only does her program offer support but it also brings a creative and fun approach to doggie apparel.

Listen to the short 7 minute chat with Caroline and learn how you can save money and support a cause.

Get your favorite pic on canvas

You can learn how to support your favorite rescue group, get a discount on Ruff Ruff’s humorous doggie apparel or sign up your organization to receive a donation. Caroline also shares with us her new products like the canvas prints and the baby line.

Furthermore, we are happy to announce that Ruff Ruff & Meow partnered with PackPeople, YAY! We are going to list the top 25 items from Ruff Ruff & Meow in our upcoming PackPeople shop and donate 20% of our profits to small, struggling rescue organizations. For more information about this innovative company, you can listen to our audio interview with Caroline here.

Enjoy the chat and spread the word to help animals and rescues in need!
RUFF RUFF and MEOW Update – New Rescue Program launched by PackPeople

Sample coupon for potential rescues
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Hip, humorous, original doggie apparel – Interview with Caroline from Ruff Ruff and Meow [Audio]

We’re sure you still need holiday gifts for friends, family, loved ones and their pets – which is why we’re delighted to have found a terrific online shop and manufacturer, Ruff Ruff and Meow. Known for their lightweight and comfortable tees and tanks tops (as well as doggie bandanas, collars, hoodies, wrist bands, hair clips and even tanks for humans) guaranteed to make people smile with their hip and humorous themes and slogans, Ruff Ruff and Meow was founded by caring and creative Caroline Leedom in 2003.

All tees & tanks are made in the USA, and eco-consciously; Ruff Ruff and Meow adheres to maintaining a low carbon footprint as nothing is manufactured more than 40 miles from their facility located in Costa Mesa, CA.

Listen and discover why Ruff Ruff and Meow’s customers around the world describe the products as having “Excellent quality from start to finish”. You’ll also get to hear Caroline share about her favorite products, how she gets her ideas, Ruff Ruff and Meow’s new line of baby clothes, getting started in the pet product industry and the excellent new fundraiser program Ruff Ruff and Meow has in store to benefit rescues and shelters in the coming year.

RUFF RUFF and MEOW by PackPeople 

January Ringo's Raffle Item 2012
Win this shirt in green 2012

Caroline has donated a Limited Edition Green “Bitches Love Me” tank top (Size: Large) for our Ringo’s Raffle. After you’ve enjoyed the interview, please tweet: @packpeople gives away a free doggie tank top – participate and win! http://bit.ly/uooRQe on Twitter or “Like” us on Facebook or Follow Us on Twitter. You automatically qualify by clicking the Like, Tweet or Follow Button, yes – it’s so easy! Then, a winner will be chosen by raffle on Friday, January 13.

Ruff Ruff and Meow

Web: http://www.ruffruffandmeow.com

Facebook: Ruff Ruff & Meow

Twitter: @ruffruffandmeow

Links and recommendations:

In addition to www.ruffruffandmeow.com, Caroline recommends the following websites to our PackPeople audience:

Dogwork.com  – www.dogwork.com

American Pet Products Association – www.americanpetproducts.org

SuperZoo – www.superzoo.org

H.H. Backer Associates Inc. – www.hhbacker.com

Spreading the word can help save lives! If you liked the interview please share it with your community by clicking the Facebook and Twitter icons at the bottom of this article or feel free to leave a comment. Thank you for making an impact!

iTunes News: Get PackPeople’s interviews as a Podcast!

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Fun Stuff and Pet Companies Interviews on packpeople.com Ringo Bingo's Raffle

Hip, humorous, original doggie apparel – Interview with Caroline from Ruff Ruff and Meow

We’re sure you still need holiday gifts for friends, family, loved ones and their pets – which is why we’re delighted to have found a terrific online shop and manufacturer, Ruff Ruff and Meow. Known for their lightweight and comfortable tees and tanks tops (as well as doggie bandanas, collars, hoodies, wrist bands, hair clips and even tanks for humans) guaranteed to make people smile with their hip and humorous themes and slogans, Ruff Ruff and Meow was founded by caring and creative Caroline Leedom in 2003.

All tees & tanks are made in the USA, and eco-consciously; Ruff Ruff and Meow adheres to maintaining a low carbon footprint as nothing is manufactured more than 40 miles from their facility located in Costa Mesa, CA.

Listen and discover why Ruff Ruff and Meow’s customers around the world describe the products as having “Excellent quality from start to finish”. You’ll also get to hear Caroline share about her favorite products, how she gets her ideas, Ruff Ruff and Meow’s new line of baby clothes, getting started in the pet product industry and the excellent new fundraiser program Ruff Ruff and Meow has in store to benefit rescues and shelters in the coming year.

RUFF RUFF and MEOW by PackPeople 

January Ringo's Raffle Item 2012
Win this shirt in green 2012

Caroline has donated a Limited Edition Green “Bitches Love Me” tank top (Size: Large) for our Ringo’s Raffle. After you’ve enjoyed the interview, please tweet: @packpeople gives away a free doggie tank top – participate and win! http://bit.ly/uooRQe on Twitter or “Like” us on Facebook or Follow Us on Twitter. You automatically qualify by clicking the Like, Tweet or Follow Button, yes – it’s so easy! Then, a winner will be chosen by raffle on Friday, January 13.

Ruff Ruff and Meow

Web: http://www.ruffruffandmeow.com

Facebook: Ruff Ruff & Meow

Twitter: @ruffruffandmeow

Links and recommendations:

In addition to www.ruffruffandmeow.com, Caroline recommends the following websites to our PackPeople audience:

Dogwork.com  – www.dogwork.com

American Pet Products Association – www.americanpetproducts.org

SuperZoo – www.superzoo.org

H.H. Backer Associates Inc. – www.hhbacker.com

Spreading the word can help save lives! If you liked the interview please share it with your community by clicking the Facebook and Twitter icons at the bottom of this article or feel free to leave a comment. Thank you for making an impact!

iTunes News: Get PackPeople’s interviews as a Podcast!

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