For his continued commitment to clients' pets and to the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters, George has been recognized as Volunteer of the Quarter. This honor is given to a NAPPS member who has demonstrated outstanding service to NAPPS and NAPPS members. George has been a NAPPS member since 2015, and served on the membership and membership benefits committees. He is now the Member Benefits Committee Chair. To read the full Professional Pet Sitter Magazine article click here.
Legends Pet Care Services Voted a Neighborhood Fave in Nextdoor’s 2023 Local Business Awards
Summerville, South Carolina, July 20, 2023 — Legends Pet Care Services has been named to the winning list of Nextdoor’s 2023 Neighborhood Faves, the only annual awards where neighbors vote to celebrate their favorite local businesses. This year,Neighborhood Fave winners like Legends Pet Care Services will receive greater visibility and ranking on the Nextdoor app as well as asticker to showcase their win in the real world.
“Neighbors know best, and Nextdoor’s Neighborhood Faves are the only annual awards celebrating the businesses that are most lovedby locals. This prestigious recognition is only awarded to 1% of the local businesses on Nextdoor and is a testament to the positive impactthey have had on their community,” said Nextdoor CEO Sarah Friar.
Used by one in three households in the US, Nextdoor is the neighborhood network where veriﬁed neighbors and businesses connect to the neighborhoods that matter to them.
“We are very proud to be voted by our clients and neighbors as a quality pet care service provider. This is the fourth year in a row that we have been voted as a Neighborhood Fave. Thank you”, said Owner George Lockwood.
Legends Pet Care Services Achieves Its Goal of $2000 for K9s For Warriors
Legends Pet Care Services is proud to announce that we achieved our goal of donating $2000 by 12/31/22 to K9s For Warriors. Legends Pet donated by making corporate donations, donating a portion of our proceeds from September to December and receiving donations from clients and at events.
Funds donated will help K9s For Warriors to provide highly trained service dogs to military veterans suffering from PTSD, Traumatic brain injury and/or sexual trauma.
LEGENDS PET CARE SERVICES IS A PROUD SUPPORTER OF K9S FOR WARRIORS!
DETERMINED TO END VETERAN SUICIDE, K9S FOR WARRIORS PROVIDES HIGHLY-TRAINED SERVICE DOGS TO MILITARY VETERANS SUFFERING FROM PTSD, TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY AND/OR SEXUAL DRAMA.
TO DATE, K9S FOR WARRIORS HAS GRADUATED MOR THAN 700 WARRIOR-K9 TEAMS AND RESCUED NEARLY 1,500 DOGS OVERAL. WITH THE MAJORITY OF DOGS COMING FROM HIGH-KILL SHELTERS, THIS INNOVATIVE PROGRAM ALLOWS THE K9/WARRIOR TEAM TO BUILD AN UNWAVERING BOND THAT FACILITATES THEIR COLLECTIVE HEALING AND RECOVERY.
WHY IS IT NEEDED?
ROUGHLY 20 VETERANS WHO SERVED POST 9/11 COMMIT SUICIDE DAILY.
AROUND 20% OF POST-9/11 VETERANS SUFFER FROM PTSD EQUATING TO MORE THAN 700,000 VETERANS.
SERVICE MEMBERS SUFFERING FROM PTSD ARE AT A HIGHER RISK FOR SUICIDE.
AROUND 700,000 DOGS ARE EUTHANIZED IN SHELTERS EVERY YEAR. MANY OF THESE ARE WONDERFUL DOGS WHO CAN BE TRAINED AS SERVICE DOGS FOR VETERANS IN NEED.
WE WILL HOLD SEVERAL EVENTS AND FUND RAISERS DURING THE REST OF THE YEAR. CHECK BACK OFTEN FOR UPDATES.
Legends pet helping our environment by eliminating plastic bag use
In an effort to help our local environment, legends pet care services has eliminated the use of plastic poop bags. Legends pet will now exclusively use doggy do good premium waste bags. these poop bags are Vegetable-Based and a great alternative to regular polyethylene plastic bags. Made from corn-starch (an annually renewable resource) and other bio-based proprietary components, these bags are safe for the environment and break down in just 90 days. Sustainable and plastic free, these poop bags are 100% Biodegradable and Certified Compostable (ASTM D6400 Certified USA). That's the Doggy Do Good Difference!
Doggy Do Good promotes compassion, harmony, and awareness towards pets and planet earth. While striving to make pets’ carbon paw-print smaller, they also donate a portion of all proceeds to Animal Rescues & No-Kill Shelters.
You too can use these bags. go to doggydogood.com.
LEGENDS PET CARE SERVICES AWARDED 2021 BUSINESS OF THE YEAR BY NAPPS
Legends Pet Care Services is proud to announce the we have been selected as the National Association Of Professional Pet Sitters 2021 Business Of The Year!
NAPPS Business of the Year award is presented to a member who has demonstrated outstanding business practices and vision in maintaining and growing their business.
This award celebrates a business who shows a commitment to the profession and community.