Doggie Donations Sought by Whitinsville Office

Maureen Benoit, long-time manager of the Whitinsville office and now assistant to President Cheryl Eidinger-Taylor, with her dog, Beau.

Agents in ERA Key’s Whitinsville office are hoping to be dogs’ best friend this Christmas. 

Making sure no one is left out this holiday season, they are accepting donations for Dog Orphans of Douglas and Pawfect Life Rescue of Uxbridge through the ERA Key Realty Services Charitable Trust Foundation. 

Dog Orphans is a non-profit, no-kill shelter dedicated to saving dogs from pain and suffering. Pawfect Life Rescue if a shelterless dog rescue organization whose mission is to rescue stray dogs and place them in responsible, loving homes. 

Agents have set up a dog house in the lobby to accept donations. Examples of donations being sought include: 

Blankets and towels. Donate your old ones for doggie care. 

Gift Cards. Visa and MasterCard gift cards are ideal, as they can be used for rescue needs such as veterinarian care and medicines. Cards from Walmart, Staples, gas stations, Chewy or Amazon are also welcome. 

Cleaning products. Bleach is used frequently. Clorox or Lysol spray cleaners, Windex, Soft Scrub and other cleaners are welcome. So are 33-gallon trash bags, paper towels and HE laundry detergent. Rescue One-Step Disinfectant Cleaner & Deodorizer concentrate, which comes in 1-gallon bottles ($48.22 each) is used in the isolation unit at Dog Orphans. 

Dog food. Preferred brands are Purina One Smart Blend for small dogs, puppies, and adult dogs, as well as IAMS dog food for puppies. Any other unopened items are also appreciated. 

Dog Treats. Rescue pups love to chew. Donations of chew bones, pig’s ears, Beggin’ Strips, bully sticks and other treats are welcome. 

Equipment. Pooper scoopers, toys, leashes, collars, harnesses (new or gently used) are welcome. Petsafe Martingale Dog Collars in small or medium sizes, with quick snap buckles ($6.59 each) are especially welcome. 

The Charitable Trust wants to ensure that our four-legged friends are not overlooked this holiday season. Everyone can help to meet these needs. Feel free to tell friends, family and clients who may be interested. 

Donations will be collected through New Year’s Day.

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