"This Foundation was formed in 2004 by Mark and Wanda Shefts to honor the memory of their two labrador retrievers. The Shefts’ passion for animals led them to create this non-profit foundation, which assists animals in a variety of ways. The foundation lends financial support to: Become a Pawpal Member For as little as $12 a month (less than 40 cents a day) you can become a Pawpal member and help save lives of these precious fur babies every day. Your monthly donation will automatically be added to your credit card each month and it is all tax deductible. This is an easy way of budgeting your giving and 100% of your donation goes to saving lives throughout the United States. As a Pawpal, you not only have an easy way to budget your giving, but it also feels great to know you are making a difference helping animals in need every month of the year. As a thank you for becoming a Pawpal member you will receive a donated fleece blanket. You can cancel your monthly donation at any time."