knowledge center

Texas Pet Blog

Pride Month Includes Pets Too

Jul 29, 2021

Texas Pet Company Pride LQBTQ Logo

June is Pride Month.

Texas Pet Company supports the LGBTQ Community. In the spirit of giving during Pride Month, we partnered with the Thrive Youth Center to outfit individuals in their organization who were dog owners.

Thrive Youth Center

The Thrive Youth Center's mission is to provide LGBTQ+ homeless young adults with a safe and supportive environment to facilitate their empowerment toward transforming their lives. Their vision is to create an equitable community where all LGBTQ+ young adults can flourish.

To learn more about the Thrive Youth Center, visit their website: https://www.thriveyouthcenter.org

Home is where the heart is...

Texas Pet Company supports no kill shelters

PET FRIENDLY HOMELESS SHELTERS

Animals provide companionship and a sense of security for homeless people on the streets and can be a really important source of support, of mental stability, among people who experience so much loss and trauma, and vulnerability.

While no official nationwide statistic exists, it is believed that between 5-10% of people living in homelessness are believed to have a pet, and as much as 25% in certain cities.

Many shelters and homeless service providers have strict rules in place around bringing pets into their facilities, as pets can raise questions around allergies and general safety. That means that owning an animal may exclude or deter people from getting the services they need.

Follow Thrive on Social Media @thriveyouthcenter


SUPPORT THE THRIVE YOUTH CENTER

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the Thrive Youth Center provides successful programs with donations and volunteers.

Texas Pet Company Pride LQBTQ pride month includes pets too

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (LGBT Pride Month) is celebrated annually in June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots, and works to achieve equal justice and equal opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) Americans.

Today, celebrations include pride parades, picnics, parties, workshops, symposia and concerts, and LGBT Pride Month events attract millions of participants around the world. Memorials are held during this month for those members of the community who have been lost to hate crimes or HIV/AIDS. The purpose of the commemorative month is to recognize the impact that LGBTQ individuals have had on history locally, nationally, and internationally.

Common symbols of pride include the rainbow or pride flag, the lowercase Greek letter lambda (λ), the pink triangle and the black triangle.

Blog Categories

Calendar

June 2024
M T W T F S S
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930

Advertising and Affiliate Disclosure
Texas Pet Company puts a lot of effort into all of the content on this blog. We are able to provide this content for free because we earn a commission for advertisements on this site. We also earn small commissions for sales generated via our affiliate links. These commissions do not cost our readers anything additional. Clicking on our ads or links helps support our staff and we sincerely appreciate your support.

These Articles May Interest You...



How to Choose the Best Flea and Tick Prevention for Your Pets

There are many products that can help in the fight. Some protect against fleas, or ticks...

Benefits Of Vitamin B1 For Dogs

Vitamin B1, also known as thiamine, is beneficial to dogs and it is essential to their diet as it helps stimulate and maintain healthy growth.

Key Benefits Of All-Natural Flea & Tick Prevention

Benefits of All-Natural. The ideal flea & tick prevention should not only be effective but also safe for your dog and the environment.

Natural Dewormer For Dogs

There are options when looking for a natural dewormer for dogs. The best natural dewormer for dogs...
Texas Pet Co Dog Treat Email Sign Up Form

SAVE 15% OFF

YOUR FIRST ORDER

Become a VIP and subscribe to our email list & stay up to date with the latest products, sales, coupons & more!

You have subscribed successfully! Check your email for your VIP Promo Code.