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4 Paws Farm: P.L.A.Y. Pet Beds Grant Report

How did this grant help your organization and the pets in your care?

The Chill Pad was used during Hurricane Harvey operations to cool off black dogs who were overheating.

As part of the field team supplies, the pad cooled off black dogs or dogs who had been in the sun way too long.

How many pets did this grant help?

At least 12

Please provide a story of one or more specific pets this grant helped.

Lucas came to us as a Harvey stray who’d been found wandering the streets. Being a black Lab mix, the sun heated him more than other dogs. When he arrived at our staging area, he was really hot and we put him on the pad. He cooled off slowly. Of course, he was one of many to be cooled by the pad.

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