Puppies at Play, Saving the Day!
PUPPY DOG PALS:
PLAYTIME WITH PUPPY DOG PALS
Bring Home on Disney DVD January 22nd!
Includes Bonus Episodes and 8 Shorts
Synopsis: Adorable puppy brothers Bingo and Rolly are back! Join the doggy duo on amazing missions: deep-sea diving in the Great Barrier Reef, fetching a four-leaf clover in Ireland, running all over Down Under, and much more! Then, meet their brand-new puppy pal Keia in two exciting bonus episodes! Packed with action, music and a ton of silly fun, these playtime adventures will leave you howling with laughter!
Voice Cast: Issac Ryan Brown as Bingo; Sam Lavagnino as Rolly; Harland Williams as Bob; Jessica DiCicco as Hissy;and Tom Kenny as A.R.F.
Consulting Producer: Harland Williams
Executive Producer: Sean Coyle
Episodes: The Great Pug-scape / Luck of The Pug-ish
Scuba-Doggies / Walking the Bob
Captain Rolly / The Coolest Dogs in Town
The Legend of Ol’ Snapper / Adventures in Puppy-Sitting
Bob’s Boomerang / Fetch That Fish
Bonus: Episodes 1 and 2 from Season 2:
A New Pup in Town / The Last Pup-icorn
Keia’s New Doghouse / The Fang Fairy
8 “Playtime with Puppy Dog Pals” shorts
Release Date: January 22, 2019
Ratings: TV-G (US); G (CE/CF)
Run Time: 110 minutes (not including bonus)
Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1 Widescreen (Enhanced for 16x9 Televisions)
Audio: English, French & Spanish 2.0 Dolby Digital
Subtitles: English SDH, French & Spanish
Closed Captions: English
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Care Center has one of the State’s deepest turtle-exclusive dive pools
Tampa, FL – The Florida Aquarium officially opened its $4.1 million Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Center in Apollo Beach today. The two story, 19,000-square-foot center features five different rehabilitation pools including one of the state’s deepest turtle-exclusive dive pool with observation window.
“We rescue sea turtles from around Florida and beyond, but during winter months, there is a growing need for more animal care facilities to rehabilitate cold stunned sea turtles,” said The Florida Aquarium President and CEO Roger Germann. “This center is opening at the right time, and The Florida Aquarium will be able to dramatically increase the number of sea turtles it cares for during the year.”
The pools at the new care center range in size from 1,500 to 25,000-gallons. The sea turtle dive pool, which reaches a depth of 11-feet, will be used to assess buoyancy issues, swim conditioning and food trials before turtles are cleared by FWC to be returned back into the wild.
The center also includes a state-of-the-art sea turtle surgery suite.
“We believe we have a responsibility to be good stewards of our environment and the animals that depend on it, and this investment will only help us further our mission of protecting and restoring our fragile Blue Planet,” Germann added.
The Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Center was made possible through a unique public-private partnership consisting of groups who all shared the same common goal of working to achieve and maintain healthy sea turtle populations. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), contributed $3 million, The Spurlino Foundation and others donated $690,000, The Florida Aquarium contributed more than $400,000 and TECO Energy helped make the center a reality through a generous land use agreement.
“We are grateful to continue to expand our partnership with such a world class facility like The Florida Aquarium,” said FWC Executive Director Eric Sutton. “We look forward to further work together on sea turtle conservation, coral research and more.”
The Florida Aquarium’s Animal Response Team, that manages sea turtle rescue, rehabilitation and release efforts, has recently been expanded, thanks to a $250,000 grant from Florida Blue.
Since opening its door, The Florida Aquarium has helped rescue and rehab more than 150 threatened or endangered turtles. The Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Center will only ensure that number grows.
DID YOU KNOW:
- Roughly 90% of all sea turtle nesting in the United States takes place on Florida’s beaches.
- There are seven different species of sea turtles including Flatback, Green, Hawksbill, Kemp’s Ridley, Leatherback, Loggerhead and Olive Ridley.
- Of the six sea turtle species found in U.S. waters or that nest on U.S. Beaches, all are designated as either threatened or endangered.
- Some sea turtles can live up to 50-years or longer.
- Leatherback sea turtles can travel more than 10,000 miles every year.
- Green sea turtles can stay underwater for up to five hours.
About The Florida Aquarium
The Florida Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit institution whose mission is to entertain, educate andinspire stewardship about our natural environment. It has been voted a Top 3 Aquarium in North America by the readers of USA Today (May 2018), it’s earned a Trip Advisor Hall of Fame Rating (2018). The Florida Aquarium has also earned a 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator and been awarded a platinum rating from GuideStar.
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Talkin' Pets News
January 19, 2019
Host - Jon Patch
Co-Host - Jillyn Sdlo - Celetrial Custom Dog Services
Producer - Lexi Lapp
Network Producer - Quin McCarthy
Social Media / Production - Bob Page
Special Guest - Elana Kieshenbaum, New Leaf Program Manager, will join Jon and Talkin' Pets 01/19/19 at 5pm ET to duscuss their free global Vegan mentor program
Movie review written by Jon Patch with 3 out of 4 paws
Walt Disney Pictures, Universal Pictures, Blinding Edge Pictures and Blumhouse Productions present a PG-13, 129 minute, Drama. Mystery, Sci-Fi film directed and written by M. Night Shyamalan with a theatre release date of January 18, 2019.
Motto for 2019: New Year. New You. New Leaf.
Sanctuary's free global mentor program seeks to support 200,000
aspiring vegans by 2021
Saugerties, NY— January, 2019
Veganism is poised to dominate the globe— and the New Leaf Vegan Mentor Program is
leading the way.
With The Economist dubbing 2019 “The Year of the Vegan” and Forbes including 1 it in the
list of “Top Health Trends to Go Mainstream in 2019,”2 veganism is getting closer to the
crucial 10% tipping point3 when a minority belief can become a majority belief— and not a
moment too soon. With only twelve years left before climate change becomes irreversible4,
veganism is the single most impactful step that an individual can take to combat it.5
With the arrival of a new year, there’s no better time to make a resolution to adopt a vegan
lifestyle, whether for animals, the planet, one's own health...or all three! Enter New Leaf : a
free vegan mentor program created by Catskill Animal Sanctuary for folks needing
support. After a successful national launch, and with applications from over twenty
countries, New Leaf is enrolling mentors and matching them with aspiring vegans through
a convenient website and cell phone app. For vegans looking to gain new advocacy skills,
1 Source: https://worldin2019.economist.com/theyearofthevegan
2 Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/eustaciahuen/2018/12/25/healthtrends/#30bd62511b82
3 Source: http://freakonomics.com/2011/07/28/minority-rules-why-10-percent-is-all-you-need/
make a difference in an individual’s life, and join a global community working to create
positive change, New Leaf welcomes mentor applications from around the world.
“People want to become vegan but don’t know where to start, what to eat, how to shop or
find community. . New Leaf provides ample support so folks can be successful long-term.
The program is a game-changer for a more just and compassionate world,” says New Leaf
Program Manager Elana Kirshenbaum.
The New Leaf team offers the service free to all, believing in minimizing economic barriers
to adopting a vegan lifestyle. New Leaf is powered by grants and seeking robust, mutually
beneficial partnerships with like-minded organizations and brands.
For information about joining New Leaf as a mentor, mentee, or funding partner, go to
About New Leaf:
The New Leaf Vegan Mentor Program combines the proven effectiveness of one-on-one
mentor relationships, the power of superior matching technology, and data from a
successful Pilot Mentor Program to combat the 84% recidivism rate among self-identifying
New Leaf's parent organization, Catskill Animal Sanctuary, has been promoting veganism
in New York's Hudson Valley region and beyond since 2003.
About Catskill Animal Sanctuary:
Founded in 2001, Catskill Animal Sanctuary is a non-profit, 150-acre refuge in New York's
Hudson Valley. It is home to eleven species of rescued farmed animals with between 300
and 400 residents at any given time. In addition to direct animal aid, the Sanctuary offers
on-site tours, vegan cooking lessons, and educational programs that advocate veganism
as the very best way to end animal suffering, improve human health, and heal an ailing
Catskill Animal Sanctuary is Charity Navigator’s #1 farm sanctuary for fiscal accountability,
and the only U.S. farmed animal sanctuary with highest honors
Talkin' Pets News
January 12, 2019
Host - Jon Patch
Co-Host - Dr. Suzanne Topor - Livingston Animal & Avian Hospital - Lutz, FL
Producer - Zach Budin
Network Producer - Quin McCarthy
Social Media and Production - Bob Page
Special Guest - Dani-Elle Kleha Releases a New EP "Runnin' On Dreams" and will join Jon and Talkin' Pets 1/12/19 at 630pm ET to discuss her new music, pets and give away some CD's
Dog Friendly hotels NYC – Hotel Pennsylvania: One of the biggest pet friendly hotels in NYC!
If you don’t travel with just the humans in your family, we’re the hotel for you. We love to welcome our furry friends and your pawed family members into our hotel. We don’t care if you have a Yorkie or an English Mastiff, we accept your family how you are. That’s right.
At just $25 per stay (plus tax), we’re not just pet-friendly; we’re wallet friendly.
All sized dogs are welcome at Hotel Pennsylvania.
As a hotel that proudly sponsors the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show every year, it wouldn’t be right to discriminate on any dog simply based on breed or size. We love all dogs and we wouldn’t want any of them banned from our premises. As it is often said, dogs aren’t our whole lives but, they do make our lives whole. So, if you’re traveling with a dog, know that you can stay with us. We’re one of the top dog-friendly hotels in NYC, just ask our four-legged fans.
If you do bring your pet to stay with us, don’t forget to share some pictures with the hashtag #HotelPennPets. We’re making a collage.
When you bring your pet with you, make sure to prepare properly. Our policy does dictate the following.
- All pets must be kennelled when you’re not in the room.
- Guests are responsible for any damage done by their pet.
Did we mention? We’re also a cat-friendly hotel.
The same rules that apply to our canine friends apply to our feline friends as well. We watched Homeward Bound and know that the two can live harmoniously and create some amazing adventures. That being said, DO NOT release any of them into our hallways.
If you want to take your pet for a walk, Hotel Penn is nearby the Hudson River Greenway, Bryant Park, and Madison Square Park.
Kalie Shorr burst onto the Nashville music scene in 2016 with her self-penned hit “Fight Like A Girl”. The Portland, Maine singer-songwriter became a Sirius XM Highway Find and was praised by Spotify, CMT, Radio Disney Country, Taste of Country, and even Billboard magazine. In 2017, Kalie released her Slingshot EP to rave reviews and was named “New Artist You Need to Know” by Rolling Stone, “The New Nashville” by Teen Vogue, and one of “2017’s Hottest Artists Under 25” by Taste of Country. Her newly released single “Two Hands” has already been added to Sirius XM and TuneIn with prominent placement on Apple Music’s Breaking Country and Cool Country playlists, and Kalie is the only independent artist in Power Rotation on Radio Disney Country. Her new EP, Awake, was released January 26, 2018, and Kalie was recently inducted into CMT’s Next Women of Country Class of 2018. Shorr fulfilled a lifelong dream in March of 2018 when she made her Grand Ole Opry debut. She is currently the opening act on the CMT Next Women of Country Presents Sara Evans All The Love Tour. Playing over 100 shows a year, Kalie’s message of female- empowerment has led to her being called the “next ‘Women of Country’ generation” [CMChat] and a “modern country woman [who will] continue to inspire in 2018” [TasteofCountry.com].
You can find her music on Apple Music, Spotify, and Amazon Music. As tour dates continue to be announced you can stay current with Kalie on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Be sure to follow her on Youtube and visit www.kalieshorr.com.
Movie review written by Jon Patch with 3.5 out of 4 paws
On the Basis of Sex
Focus Features, Amblin Partners, Participant Media and Robert Cort Productions present a PG-13, 120 minute, Biography, Drama film directed by Mimi Leder and written by Daniel Stiepleman with a theatre release date of January 4, 2019.