Help Veterans and Shelter Pets + WIN Plato Treats for Your Dog and Local Rescue! #PlatoWagsBack

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One of our favorite blog sponsors is Plato Pets. In addition to having super high-quality treats that are made with love in the USA, they also do a lot to give back. We’re really pleased to be helping Plato spread the word about their PAW-tastic new program called Plato Wags Back. We’re going to tell you all about it plus how YOU can get involved, and even WIN some Plato Pet Treats for your own fur kid and favorite local pet rescue or shelter!

What Is Plato Wags Back

The mission of Plato Wags Back is to help protect homeless animals from euthanasia; provide sponsorship and financial support to programs and organizations involving canine welfare; enhance the lives of wounded veterans with disabilities by helping to pair them with highly trained assistance dogs (at no cost to recipients); and to carry on other related charitable activities.

2015 partners

Visit the official 2015 Plato Wags Back Partners at: Fresno Bully Rescue, Shelter to Soldier, and Labs and Friends.

Want to help champion this cause? To make a difference in the lives of homeless dogs and wounded veterans, YOU can participate in the program in the following ways:

  • Shop: With the purchase of each bag of Plato Pet Treats, a donation will be made to animal rescues.
  • Like: Through Dec. 31, 2015, for every new Like on the Plato Pet Treats Facebook page $1 will be donated to a 501c3 no-kill adoption center or service dog organization that supports our veterans.
  • Share: Post on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram “Help provide treats for homeless dogs by Liking the @PlatoPetTreats Facebook page.” to spread the word!

Visit this page to learn more ways to get involved and help improve the lives of homeless animals.

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About Plato Pet Treats

Plato Pet Treats was founded on the premise that dogs are family members and pet parents should feel good about what they give their dogs. Because of this philosophy, Plato treats ensures all treats are “wag worthy” – made only with natural ingredients. All treats are slow-baked in-house, unlike other treats that are loaded with fillers and packed with calories, sugar, molasses, maple syrup, corn or wheat. Each Plato Pet ingredient can be traced back to its original source. Products include Plato Pet Treats Real Strips, Wild Alaskan Salmon Oil, Thinker Sticks Treats and new Small Bites.

More information can be found at: and


Win Treats for Your Dog and Local Rescue or Shelter

Enter the giveaway below using the Rafflecopter contest widget to complete as many of the optional entry methods as you wish. One (1) lucky winners will be randomly selected from all valid entries and will receive a generous gift basket of Plato Dog Treats & goodies. A gift basket will also be sent to the winner’s choice of local pet rescue or animal shelter (must be 501c3 located in the US)  Giveaway is open to US residents, age 18+ and ends 11:59pm ET on 6/21/15. Good luck!


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Giveaway is not affiliated with Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram in any manner and is void where prohibited by law. Sponsor is responsible for all prize fulfillment.


  1. dawn rasor says

    I think my dogs would love the Plato Turkey with Cranberry Real Strips!

  2. A lot to choose from but probably Thinker Chicken sticks

  3. My dogs have allergies but they could hopefully still enjoy the salmon or duck treats!

  4. Karen larson says

    Small bites for tiny chihuahua

  5. Sally Guenterberg says

    Farmers Market natural chicken and veg sound tasty

  6. Sandy Weinstein says

    my 3 gals would love the salmon thinkers sticks. they have had these b4 and loved them. 

  7. Christine Aiello says

    Coco loves the duck strips! She has had them before! Her boyfriend Dexter introduced her to them! 

  8. I love that you are ALSO giving a basket to a rescue or shelter!!  Fabulous products !

  9. I know my dog would love the salmon strips.

  10. Dorothy Parungao says

    My dogs LOVE the salmon Thinkers! They know when I get the bag out that they are getting something really yummy! 

  11. Sally Tews says

    For my two Wheatens I would love to try the Salmon and vegetable
    1- because they are grain free,important to us because our dog has issues with her skin.
    The other treats are the duck and vegetable,because they love duck.
    Thank-You so much for all of the great food and treats

  12. I’m sure my dog would love the Organic Chicken Strips!

  13. Nataile Brown says

    I learned that they’re products are made from organic materials. Nice! I think my boxer boy Neo would love their Organic Chicken Small Bites. If I were to win, I’d gift the other package to the Tampa Bay Boxer Rescue. They spend thousands of dollars per year rehabilitating and bringing abandoned boxers make to life. 🙂

  14. Coco’s favorite is the organic chicken cookes and Tinkers.  Our rescue of choice, if we win, is Have A Heart, Inc. A South Florida Rescue.

  15. My three would love the duck! The rescue would be a tough question to answer, as there are so many deserving rescues!

  16. Melissa S says

    I think my small dog would love the small bites duck treats and my big dog would love the salmon treats.

  17. joanna reed says

    Small bites chicken, I know my Princess Roo would love them.

  18. Darlene Carbajal says

    My dog will like the small bites organic chicken. 🙂

  19. Daniel Scott says

    Artie would love the Thinker Sticks in the duck flavor. I like that these treats are made in the USA and I can trust them.

  20. My dogs would love the Duck Thinker Sticks!

  21. Oh I know they would love so many….but I think their favorite would be the Plato Duck Real Strips !

  22. both of my odg are small under 10 lb and they love to try new goodies that are good for them they love to blog on the goodies king princess are make you happpy with the goodies

  23. Mr. N really likes their salmon Thinker sticks. 

  24. Ashley Courtright says

    I think my dog would love the chicken and vegetables. She sure loves her veggies 🙂

  25. Amanda McClennahan says

    I already know my dogs LOVE the salmon strips. I used to work at a pet store in Wisconsin and I was always recommending these products to customers. I LOVE that the treats are made in the USA. People are very skeptical of products made in other countries, so it was wonderful to be able to have a treat I felt comfortable recommending. I wish I had known then about all the charity work they do! That would’ve made it an even easier sell. 🙂

  26. Sharon Gilbert says

    My dogs would like anything duck!  I love the name Thinkers Natural Duck name!

  27. Shay loves the salmon… But who are we kidding, she loves all treats

  28. lorri langmaid says

    I think the Thinker Chicken. They love all chicken items. THanks for all  you do!!!

  29. I would love to get the turkey and cranberry treats for my mom’s dog. She has frequent kidney stones and UTIS and the cranberry would be good for her.

  30. Jessica Sweitzer says

    The turkey with pumpkin. My Bud is a pumpkin freak! We have to buy him is own pumpkins every fall, otherwise he tries to steal the ones we carve.

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