Saturday, 22 June 2013

"Adopt a Pet" postage stamps, Canada Post

When we went to the post office this afternoon,  I bought some stamps.  I don't use many these days but it's good to have some handy.

I saw they had some promoting adoption of pets ... so of course, I bought them!


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Buy this booklet of 10 stamps and highlight the rewards of adopting a loving homeless pet.  The stamps feature 2 dogs, 2 cats and a colourful parrot. Be the human voice of thousands of animals in Canada in need of a home by affixing the “Adopt a Pet” stamp to all your mailings!



About the Stamps

These stamps are issued to remind everyone of the importance of giving a shelter animal a second chance.

Stamp design manager Danielle Trottier, a long-time pet owner, and Roy White of Subplot designed these engaging stamps to invite interaction. Detaching the stamps from the backing allows you to let the animal out of the cage or kennel on its way to a good home.

The animal models for the stamps - 2 cats, 2 dogs and a parrot - are all from a shelter and the background features sketches of each animal’s dream of home.

About the “Adopt a Pet” campaign

In 2010, close to 150,000 homeless pets were admitted to shelters. While many were either returned to their owners or placed in new homes, too many remain homeless.

The Canadian Federation of Humane Societies (CFHS), the national voice on animal welfare issues, is spreading the word that when looking for a pet, the first stop of animal lovers should be their local humane society or SPCA.

The new Canada Post “Adopt a Pet” series of collectible products reminds everyone of the importance of adopting an animal from one of the many shelters across Canada.

3 comments:

Lady Banana said...

What a lovely idea - hope it encourages some to help.

Nothy Lane said...

I'm going to pick these up too...I used to be a stamp collector way before we went to email, and I;ve always been a pet person

Masshole Mommy said...

This is great.