14 February 2011

California company designs Animal Planet inspired pet costumes

The custom of dressing up our furry friends in elaborate costumes is usually one we save just for Halloween (and is really only imposed upon the most easygoing and patient pets).  But a new line of Animal Planet pet apparel from California Costume Collections, Inc. is likely to break the longstanding tradition, if only for one vitally important reason: these costumes are, to put it artfully, freakin' adorable.

In collaboration with Discovery Communications LLC, the masterminds at California Costume Collections are planning on debuting the irrefutably charming costumes at the 2011 Global Pet Expo in March in Orlando, FL.

And, the good news doesn't end there.  Keeping with their commitment to making the world a better place for animals, California Costume Collections Inc. donates a portion of the proceeds from the sale of each Animal Planet product to animal-friendly organizations like Reach Out Act Respond for Animals (R.O.A.R.).

"We are thrilled to reveal this exciting new product line at the 2011 Global Pet Expo.  This will be an opportunity for us to demonstrate our dedication to the well being of animals as well as our commitment to enhance the enjoyable experience and happiness of owning a pet," said Chris Guzman, Chief Designer & Marketing Officer, California Costume Collections, Inc.

The product line will debut with a suggested retail price of $12.99 to $39.99, and will only mildly jeopardize your pet's sense of dignity around their other four-legged friends.

Stephanie DeBalko | @_stephanied_
Stephanie is a freelance writer who loves shelter dogs and Vegenaise. She recently came to the conclusion that the written word could be an amazing ally for all animals, and is choosing to use her nerdy love of grammar and punctuation for the greater good of animal welfare. She can also be found at Homespun by Stephanie.

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