Three ways to help local families with pets with emergency veterinary care in March

Written by on March 16, 2018

Press Release – Pet lovers can come together to help local families with pets afford emergency veterinary care by supporting Fur Kids Foundation with three different fundraisers in March
On Friday, March 16, Fur Kids Foundation’s inaugural Tail Talks takes place at Red Hills Veterinary Hospital, 2007 S. Douglas Highway, Unit E1. ​Tail Talks is an opportunity for families with pets to mingle with other people who love animals, and learn about businesses in this community who help pet lovers keep their pets healthy and happy! 


Attendees can meet Fur Kids Foundation volunteers and board members, as well as learn how they can volunteer for the organization while they are there. Snacks and refreshments will be available. During the event, pet lovers can tour the pet hospital, chat with RHVH staff, as well as meet the groomers and learn about all of the services the business offers. RHVH will provide information on heartworm awareness as well as discuss their wellness plans.

Pet lovers who swing by Crazy Daisy Floral, 810 EZ Street, between 8 am-6 pm on Saturday, March 17 can make a 4 inch x 12 inch pet-themed sign for only $10 during the It’s Your Lucky Day fundraiser. Signs should only take 15 minutes to make and Fur Kids foundation will receive a ‘pot of gold’ as Crazy Daisy Floral is generously donating 10% of their sales that day back to us! Sayings on the signs include (photos can be viewed on the Foundation’s web site):

  1. You had me at meow / woof
  2. Crazy cat / dog lady
  3. All you need is love … and a cat / dog
  4. My kids have paws
  5. Rescued is my favorite breed
  6. Family (the “a” is a paw

The Rusty Bucket is hosting a Caramel Apple Fundraiser through Wednesday, March 21! These delicious caramel apples will make a great addition to any Easter Basket. These specialty treats are made with the freshest Granny Smith Apples, covered with rich, made-from-scratch caramel and different toppings that will melt in your mouth. Cost is $6 per apple. Ordering is easy, simply visit the Fur Kids Foundation web siteFacebook page shop, or contact a volunteer.  Orders will be available for pick up on Friday, March 29 from 2-5 pm at Premier Mortgage, 413 S Douglas Highway. And for those who wish to sink their teeth into these apples faster, simply visit Magpie Designs at 219 S Gillette Avenue to purchase an apple there.

So far in 2018, Fur Kids Foundation has helped 25 families and granted more than $7,200 in emergency veterinary care. The Foundation is the only organization in Northeastern Wyoming that provides assistance to residents in Campbell County, Wyoming. Success stories can be viewed online at

About Fur Kids Foundation
Created in November 2011, the Fur Kids Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that provides education and aid to promote the well-being of families with animals in Campbell County, Wyoming. Since September 2012, Fur Kids Foundation has helped 502 families in Campbell County, Wyoming and granted more than $83,200 in aid. For more information, visit Find us on Follow us on Twitter, @furkidswyo. Read our blog. ​

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