Stand Up! With Carolina Pad and The Humane Society *Giveaway*

A lot of you may not know how big of an animal lover I am, we visit the animal shelter almost weekly around here, and if I could, I’d bring home just about every cat and dog I could legally house in my home.

In our home, we currently have 2 cats. Both adopted. Dash our male who’s 9 and Cinnamon our female who’s 8. We adopted them both when they were kittens. Dash we got to basically keep me company when I first moved in with my husband as I was pretty home sick being away from home (Canada) and he was at work most of the day. Once I started working, we got Cinnamon to basically keep Dash company!

I also have a dog back home who now lives with my parents, Talon who is 11 he’s a Australian Cattle Dog/Border Collie Mix. He however was not adopted but I take pride it rescuing him from the icky pet store!

Right now, we’re in the thought process of bringing a puppy into our home soon, and we know for sure it will be an adopted one. I’m a big advocate for adopting pets rather than ‘buying’ them. If you have never been to an animal shelter, it’s a good wake-up call to how many animals are out there who need homes.

Carolina Pad is also an advocate for pet adoptions and have teamed up with The Humane Society and created a line of products called Stand Up! All of these products have the Humane Society logo featured on them, so you know, that when you purchase something from the Stand Up! Collection you’re also supporting the Humane Society.

Stand Up! Features a collection of notebooks, pocket folders, personal books, pencil cases and vinyl binders that promote Mission Humane which is a nationwide movement of young people who are working together to help animals where they need it most. Messages on the collection include “Love”, “Respect” and “Speak Out” which gives positive messages to young people who will use them. Perfect for this upcoming school year!

Mission Humane allows students who want to make a difference for animals to stand up and take action! They can participate in community service projects that take a stand against issues such as puppy mills, animal abuse and cruelty, farm animal protection, wildlife and even the fur-trade, to date over 2,000 projects have been completed!

For more information on the Stand Up! Collection or to view other collections that Carolina Pad has to offer visit them at

One lucky reader will have a chance to win a Carolina Pad Stand Up! Collection for themselves.

Mandatory Entry: Leave me a comment letting me know if you’ve ever adopted a pet or maybe you’re thinking about it now?  Just let me know.

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Giveaway ends 6/30/11 at 11:59pm ET and is open to those with a US or Canadian mailing address.

The winner will be chosen randomly. Winner will have 72 hours to respond to notification with shipping info – if no response, another winner will be chosen. Winner cannot have won a Carolina Pad prize or gift certificate in the past 90 days. It will take 4-6 weeks for delivery of prizes to winners

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June 20, 2011 – 9:52 AM - | Posted in Giveaways, Reviews | 142 Comments »

142 Comments to “Stand Up! With Carolina Pad and The Humane Society *Giveaway*”

  1. Nicole C. Says:

    I have adopted a pet. My 2 cats and a dog are rescues!

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  4. Angela Kinder Says:

    I have adopted a pet before! When I was little, my mom took us to the pet shelter to get an adult kitty. As we were looking at healthy ones, I saw a kitty that had a disability because her front paws were twisted in different ways. She had been at the shelter almost a year and in 10 days, they were gonna euthanize her. We took her home. And ever since, I have been saving kitties from meeting the Grim Reaper.
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  5. Luanne Oda Says:

    We have had dozens of adopted pets
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  6. Barb K. Says:

    Hi: Good giveaway. Yes I have adopted two dogs from a shelter. They were strong healthy dogs. Both very friendly.

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  9. Jennifer B Says:

    I have 3 adopted pets! A pug, a mixed breed and my kitty. I always try to adopt vs buy from a breeder

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  12. Marci Says:

    I have adopted several cats over the many years.

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  16. Ann F Says:

    Yes, we have adopted pets as a child. My daughter is trying to convince us to go to the pet shelter so we’ll probably be adopting a pet very shortly!

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  19. Mariee Says:

    We have four adopted pets, two dogs and two cats.

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  22. Athena Says:

    We haven’t adopted a pet yet, but have been giving it some serious thought.

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  29. Pauline Milner Says:

    We are currently considering adopting a puppy.

    Our spoiled little dog is 8 years old and he loves to play with other dogs. He has a couple of playmates that come to play on a regular basis.

    Since I am now working out of my home office, I have the time to devote to two dogs.

    Now, we just have to find the right puppy at the shelter!

    Thanks for the great giveaway. ~Pauline

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  38. Lillea Says:

    My family adopted several pets over the years when I was growing up.

  39. Terra Heck Says:

    I’ve adopted dogs in the past. We have no pets now due to where we live but plan on adopting a dog again when we are able to. Thanks.

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  42. Kim Says:

    We just adopted 2 kittens about 2 months ago – brother & sister. They are crazy but it’s worth it! Thanks!

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  44. Monique Rizzo Says:

    We adopted a cat a few years ago, it has been amazing.
    Thanks for the chance.

  45. Denise B. Says:

    I adopted a cat once from the animal shelter.

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  47. Shilo Beedy Says:

    I have a cat that I got from someone but never adopted one
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  48. Jackie Says:

    We have a dog but she wasnt adopted. We did adopt a parakeet though.
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  53. Doreen Riopel Says:

    I have not adopted a pet but this post has me certainly thinking about it.

  54. Debbie jackson Says:

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  61. meme Says:

    Yes I adopted my little mixed breed dog

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  64. shannon thompson Says:

    i have never adopted a pet but me and my husband have been talking about getting a kitty for my little girl and i would defiantly consider adopting one.

  65. Rachel Newman Says:

    Both of my cats are adopted from Bay Area rescue organizations 🙂

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  67. Debbie Kennedy Says:

    We adopted our second cat from the humane society

  68. Marj M. Says:

    We adopted our Harley from the pound, he is a miniature poodle. We also adopted Whitney, a toy poodle, from a woman getting rid of her b/c she was too old to have more puppies, that was a few years ago….she is now 13 y/o.
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  72. Caitlin Says:

    I have adopted a few dogs and cats…. Also a rabbit or two. :o)

  73. angieb Says:

    We have adopted cats before, but now have an adopted poodle whom we adore! Great giveaway, thanks!

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  79. charline Says:

    No I have never adoted from a shelter,but I have always owned dogs either strays or homeless. My casey was given to me as a puppy he is a rat terrier.

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  84. amandasue Says:

    I’ve always adopted from humane societys or rescue groups. My dog right now is almost 5 and I’ve had her since she was 4 mos old. She was rescued from a puppy mill!

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  89. Daily Woman Says:

    I have adopted. I have a cat now that I adopted. When I was younger I worked at a vet and I ended up getting a few kittens because someone left them. They were only a day or two old.

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  97. Sue E Says:

    We adopted a dog about 3 weeks ago.

  98. Becky Says:

    We adopt pets all the time..right now we have 3 adopted cats …
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  99. Mama Zen Says:

    I adopted a guinea pig just last week!
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  104. April Bever Says:

    We have two rescued cats and two rescued dogs

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  106. Melissa Says:

    We have a dog right now that we got from a breeder. Our next dog will definately be a rescue dog! So many pets need a good home!
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  126. Jill Myrick Says:

    We have three cats and a dog all of which were adopted from shelters. And all of which are very important members of our family.


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  130. ashley r Says:

    we have two cats we’ve adopted, and a chihuahua that I love like crazy, even tho I got her by default!

  131. Ellen Says:

    We adopted a wonderful dog from the Humane Society – her name was Honey Boo and she lived for 13 1/2 years. Thanks for helping support animals who need help – a great cause!

  132. Heather R Says:

    When we moved into our first house we adopted two kittens from the Animal Shelter. We still have them both till this day!

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  137. kolpin Says:

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  138. Ashley Says:

    I’m a big believer in adopting your pet. We actually just rescued our latest kitty on Memorial Day.

  139. Linda Kish Says:

    Four of our current dogs are rescues. We have also previously rescued dogs and cats and also serve as a foster family.

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  140. susan smoaks Says:

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