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Who Let the Dog in?


Racine, WI, February 27, 2012 – Ginny Singleton and Katie Navarro, with Katie’s Canine Klubhouse of Caledonia, WI has come to the rescue of Lizzy! She was the hero dog who woke-up Katie Musurlian from a deep sleep on February 23rd when a fire was destroying her Racine home.

Thanks in part to the Racine Journal Times article, Katie’s Canine Klubhouse owner heard about how the dog owner would be separated – and possibly put-up for adoption – if another solution was not available. Therefore, the Klubhouse will be taking care of Lizzy, the terrier mix, while the home is being repaired. Initial estimates are it may take six weeks. Crystal Glade, Red Cross Disaster Services was not surprised about the out-pouring help in the Racine community. Crystal commented, “Racine is place where people help their neighbors and we see it through the eyes of Red Cross volunteers and our supporters.”

All Red Cross disaster assistance is free. It is a gift to the American people from the American people. To make a donation, please call 800-RED-CROSS, go online redcross.org or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 and a $10 donation will be added to your next cellular phone bill.

Additional details about Katie’s Canine Klubhouse can be found at www.katiescanineklubhouse.com.

The Southeast Wisconsin Chapter of the American Red Cross serves eight counties with a mission to prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. To learn more about Red Cross programs, volunteer opportunities, and how you can help, contact the Chapter at 414-342-8680 or visit RedCrossInSeWIS on the web, twitter.com/RedCrossSeWi and facebook.com/RedCross.SoutheastWI

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation's blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit www.redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org."