Jamaica Plain, MA (PressExposure) July 23, 2008 -- Canines (accompanied by their people) are cordially invited to J.P. Licks âDog Days of Summerâ outdoor events in August.
Join J.P. Licks and their special friends from Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA)-Angell in Boston and Especially for Pets for one of their âDog Days of Summerâ events to be held outside on Friday, August 1st from 12 to 3 p.m. at the Jamaica Plain shop (659 Centre Street) and Friday, August 22nd from 12 to 3 p.m. at the One Brigham Circle shop (1618 Tremont St., Boston).
Enjoy free samples of J.P. Licksâ âCow Pawsâ peanut butter doggie sorbet, made with all natural and pet friendly ingredients. Meet a few of MSPCA-Angellâs special dogs currently available for adoption and chat with an MSPCA-Angell representative. Especially for Pets will be on hand with complimentary doggie toys for pets and their owners to enjoy together.
Information about the upcoming 28th Annual MSPCA-Angell Walk for Animals, how to adopt, donate, and volunteer, as well as information about Especially for Pets will also be available at each Dog Days of Summer event.
Treat Fido to âCow Powsâ and support the MSPCA-Angell at the same time! J.P. Licks will donate 25 percent of all proceeds from âCow Pawsâ doggie sorbet sold at any of their eight locations to the MSPCA-Angell throughout the month of August.
âWe have always supported the MSPCA-Angell and truly believe in their mission, Along with Especially for Pets, weâre trying to help raise awareness through our âDog Days of Summerâ events,â said Vince Petryk, founder and CEO of J.P. Licks.
About the MSPCA-Angell The MSPCA-Angell is a national and international leader in animal protection and veterinary medicine. Founded in 1868, it is the second-oldest humane society in the United States, does not receive any funding from state or federal agencies and is not affiliated with other SPCAs. Services include animal protection and adoption, advocacy, humane education, law enforcement and the highest-quality veterinary care available anywhere in the world. The MSPCA-Angell provides direct hands-on care for more than 250,000 animals each year through its Animal Care and Adoption Centers and world-class Angell Animal Medical Centers. For more information on the MSPCA-Angell please visit http://www.mspca.org.
About Especially for Pets Especially for Pets, founded in Newton, MA 20 years ago, is the store created by pet lovers for pet lovers offering only the most pet friendly products and services. They offer grooming, dog training, and educational seminars and serve as a resource for pet adoption and rescue services information. Especially for Petsâ Natural Division offers a selection of natural products and boasts products such as raw diets, natural supplements and treats. For more information on Especially for Pets, visit http://www.especiallyforpets.com.
Best of Boston and Beyond For more than 25 years, J.P. Licks has been serving homemade ice cream and other specialties in their eight Kosher-certified shops in and around Boston. Locally owned and operated, J.P. Licks has won many awards over the years for their intensely-flavored homemade ice cream and frozen yogurt. Most recently, J.P. Licks was named âBest of Bostonâ by Boston Magazine and also made WBZâs âA-Listâ for the second year in a row. Known for their high quality, scrumptious treats and their knack for âtreating people rightâ, J.P. Licks was named Greater Boston Chamber of Commerceâs âSmall Business of the Yearâ.
In addition to their frozen creations, J.P. Licks has taken it upon themselves to roast their own fair trade and organic coffee beans on-site at their Jamaica Plain store, which ensures the best and the freshest, full-bodied cup of coffee around. Decadent hand-packed ice cream cakes as well as breakfast & ice cream sundae catering are also available.
Visit the website at http://www.jplicks.com for more information.