NewswireToday - /newswire/ -
Seattle, WA, United States, 2011/09/07 - Alpacks® Dog Sweaters Donated to Ginger’s Pet Rescue and the Arequipa Dog Shelter in Peru. Company sponsors PAWS Walk in Seattle - Alpacifica.com / Alpacks.com.
Alpacifica, LLC, producer of Alpacks® alpaca dog sweaters, has continued its socially conscious commitment and recently participated in significant charitable efforts in the United States and Peru. In addition to donating sweaters to Seattle-based Ginger’s Pet Rescue (gingerspetrescue.org), Alpacks® made a “Friends” level donation to the Seattle Weekly PAWS Walk at Magnuson Park in Seattle (pawswalk.net). The company has also pledged a large sweater donation to the Arequipa Dog Shelter, a charitable organization for canines in southern Peru.
“We are excited to see how our efforts are making a difference in Peru and the United States. Our company was founded on socially conscious principles and we feel it is our duty to support organizations with similar goals. Because our alpaca dog sweater line has been a success, it makes sense for our focus to be on dog shelters and other animal-oriented charities” said Meg McFarland, vice president of marketing and sales at Alpacifica.
Handmade in Peru, Alpacks® dog sweaters are currently sold at the All the Best stores in the Seattle and in other high-end stores across the country. They are made from alpaca and baby alpaca fiber, which is renowned for its softness, durability, and water-wicking ability.
The dog sweaters will be for sale at the Seattle Weekly sponsored PAWS Walk this coming Saturday at Magnuson Park. The walk starts at 10:00 am. and will support organization, whose mission is to rehabilitate “injured and orphaned wildlife, sheltering and adopting homeless cats and dogs, and educating people to make a better world for animals and people”.
Alpacks® dog sweaters are currently sold in stores across North America and Europe. Online purchasing is also available.
About Alpacifica, LLC
Alpacifica, LLC (alpacks.com | alpacifica.com) is a Seattle-based, socially conscious clothing company. The company currently oversees production, markets and distributes Alpacks® dog sweaters, its core brand.