Dr. Marty Becker Joins Halo, Purely for Pets in City Tails - NYC Pop Up Shop

Dr. Marty Becker to Join Halo, Purely for Pets in City Tails - NYC Pop Up Shop “America’s Veterinarian” to sign books, lead discussion on June 21, 2013

Online PR News – 22-June-2013 – ASTORIA, N.Y – Halo, Purely for Pets, the natural pet food company co-owned by Ellen DeGeneres, is hosting a discussion, book signing and reception with “America’s Veterinarian” and bestselling author, Dr. Marty Becker, on June 21, 2013.

The event is part of Halo’s month long event, “Halo City Tails – NYC,” a Pop up Shop which unites pet lovers, provides easy ways for visitors to help pets in need, and engages customers with the Halo brand and philanthropic mission.

When: Friday, June 21, 2013 from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Where: Halo City Tails – NYC Pop up Shop The Corner, located at the Roger Smith hotel, 501 Lexington Ave. at 47th St.

What: “America’s Veterinarian” Dr. Marty Becker, discussion, book signing and reception

Media interviews, photos and quotes available upon request.

“I’ve never seen a company do anything quite like this, so I wanted to be part of Halo’s effort to help pets and the people who love them,” says Dr. Becker, whose current focus is “taking the pet out of petrified….and putting pets back into practices.”

Throughout the month, Pop up Shop visitors can meet adoptable pets from local shelters and rescues, enter weekly raffles, attend pet performances and hear from experts like Dr. Becker.

New Yorkers and visitors alike can “pop in and do good” for pets by supporting the Halo Pet Foundation through charitable contributions. Donors receive merchandise from the Ellen Show, chances to win prizes like shelter donations, tickets to see the Ellen Show in Los Angeles, and more. And, 100% of donations to the Halo Pet Foundation (http://halopets.org/) are granted to animal welfare and rescue groups. Halo, Purely for Pets underwrites all operating expenses.

Nearly 100 Halo retailers across the city look forward to participating in City Tails. For every dollar’s worth of Halo pet food that customers buy during the event, Freekibble.com will donate one meal of Halo Spot’s Stew to a New York area shelter. City Tails has information about participating Halo retailers and Halo food coupon giveaways (only redeemable at Halo retailers).

For an updated calendar of events, hours and participating New York retailers, visit:http://www.halopets.com/citytails.

About Dr. Marty Becker

Dr. Marty Becker, “America’s Veterinarian,” has spent his life working toward better health for pets and the people who love them. For more than 16 years, Dr. Becker has been the popular veterinary contributor on “Good Morning America.” He is on the board of directors and a member of the medical advisory board for The Dr. Oz Show. Dr. Becker has written 22 books, which have sold more than 7 million copies. Learn more about Dr. Becker at: www.drmartybecker.com

About Halo, Purely for Pets®
For over 25 years, Halo, Purely for Pets® has created holistic pet products of uncompromising quality. Halo believes nutrition is the single most important factor in the quality of a pet’s life. Halo offers natural pet food, treats, supplements and grooming products - including the award-winning Halo Spot’s Stew, Dream Coat and Liv-a-Littles treats. Ellen DeGeneres – a long time Halo customer – became a part-owner of Halo in 2008. HALO’s natural dog food, natural cat food, treats, supplements and grooming products are available at PETCO, Pet Supplies Plus, Whole Foods Market, your local pet specialty and natural food store, and online at http://www.halopets.com/