Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Website Wednesday

Hi Everybuddy -

Today's Wednesday which means that it's time for me to share one of my favorite websites.
Now, we all know that our Dad LOVES Nascar! Our weekend is built around when the race is scheduled to be broadcast. We don't mind too much because Dad works hard and deserves to have some R&R sometime. What we DO mind is when he tries to get us to watch with him. You'll recall this particular day. Since then we've learned about one of the drivers who is working hard to help out shelters and rescues, and alot of homeless pets. This changes things a bit we think! Mabye we should pay a bit more attention on race day and cheer for this great guy!
Today I'm going to tell you about The Ryan Newman Foundation. This foundation was launched by Ryan Newman who is a famous Nascar Driver, and his wife Krissie:
They work hard at promoting the concept of Spay and Neuter, providing large funds for facilities that need help to control their local animal population. Their goal is to always spay and neuter, rather than euthanize. They focus on helping kill shelters learn how to become no-kill shelters while promoting rescues and other ways to find good homes for all of the wonderful animals who have lost their way. Ryan and his wife have quite a collection of their own pets, all of which they found in parking lots, on the side of the road, or in dangerous situations.
Through his popularity Ryan has been able to promote something near and dear to his heart, and educate people along the way. They recently had a hand in publishing a book called Pit Road Pets which features stories and photos of the dogs belonging to other Nascar members. The sale of this book has helped fund many of the projects his foundation has become involved in.

With all of the negativity surrounding so many sports right now, I think we need to turn our attention to one sportsman who goes above and beyond to do what's right. This Sunday, be sure to cheer for Ryan!


Tasha & Eva said...

We hope that someday, they will all be no-kill shelters. Go Ryan!

Sasha said...

Nice to see some of the humans fighting for us.

Peanut said...

Hey my boy has a ryan newman hat. We bought it because he needed a hat and it was the only one that fit but now mom is happy it did because she now loves this guy.

Ferndoggle said...

Our Mom always cheers for Ryan Newman! She doesn't really like to watch much but when Dad makes her...she cheers for him or that Biffle guy. He does a lot for Boxers...Like Me!!


Steve, Kat, & Wilbur said...

We don't usually watch NASCAR, but maybe we'll start so we can cheer Ryan on!!

Steve and Kat

Kapp pack said...

Ryan Newman is my Dad's favorite driver. Woo woo.

Kelsey Ann