Canine Company holds Howliday Benefit for Guiding Eyes

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Canine Company presents Howliday Benefit and Online Campaign
to support Guiding Eyes for the Blind

WILTON, CTCanine Company (formerly the Canine Fence Company) will host a holiday benefit in addition to launching an online initiative to raise funds for Guiding Eyes for the Blind.

For many years, Canine Company has been a strong supporter of Guiding Eyes, a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of blind and visually impaired individuals as well as children with autism by providing them with the freedom to travel safely, thereby assuring greater independence.

This holiday season, Canine Company has launched an online initiative to raise funds for Guiding Eyes. During the Photo of Canine Company homepage indicating Howliday fundraising campaigncheckout process on the Canine Company website (www.CanineCompany.com), customers will have the opportunity to donate a dollar amount of their choice towards Guiding Eyes. Canine Company will then provide a matching gift to support the cause.

“Guiding Eyes and Canine Company have developed a unique partnership based on their mutual understanding of the powerful relationships between people and dogs,” said Sue Dishart, Vice President for Marketing and Development for Guiding Eyes.  “Canine Company’s continuing support of our work is an example of how a business can help change lives around the world.  We are grateful and proud to have been chosen as their partner.”

In combination with the online fundraising initiative, on select days between now and December 31, 2012, Canine Company will donate one dollar to Guiding Eyes for each new person who likes its Facebook page and shares a post about the effort.

To further supplement fundraising efforts, the Howliday Benefit will take place on Saturday, December 15, 2012 from 12-3PM at 493 Danbury Rd. in Wilton, CT. This fun and festive event will feature a visit from a Guiding Eyes representative with a future guide dog, pictures with Santa, great gifts for pets and pet-lovers, and more!  A small fee for a picture with Santa will serve as a donation to support the work of Guiding Eyes.

Canine Company is an organization comprised of pet-loving professionals dedicated to nurturing rewarding, lifelong relationships between pets and their owners. This holiday season, Canine Company is likewise devoted to giving the gift of Guiding Eyes.

To find out more about Canine Company and Guiding Eyes for the Blind, or to make a donation, please visit: http://www.caninecompany.com/GuidingEyes.aspx .

The Canine Company was founded in 1983 as the Hill family was seeking a solution to keep their dogs safe at home.  Today, the family-owned business aims to provide peace of mind for pet owners through several services:  Invisible Fence® Brand, the leader in electronic containment systems; Manners, personalized obedience training for pets; and the Pet Shop, a simple way to purchase innovative, pet-tested products.  With a pet-loving team of experts throughout New England, New York and New Jersey, Canine Company is dedicated to keeping pets happy, healthy and safe while building lasting relationships with their owners.

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