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Dolittle Search Sponsors Charity Golf Tournament for Tails That Teach

The charity educates children about the kind and responsible care of pets and peers.




(PRESS RELEASE) CUSTER, SD – Dolittle Search, the leading executive search company committed solely to recruiting top-tier talent for the pet industry, sponsors the third annual Putts for Mutts Golf Tournament, benefitting the Tails That Teach non-profit. Founded in 2017, Tails That Teach educates children about the kind and responsible care of pets and peers.

According to Dolittle Search President Shaylene Keiner, “We are thrilled to sponsor this fun event and help foster the mission of Tails That Teach. The program educates our youth about the inherent benefits of pet ownership through literacy and kindness,” she added.

Lisa Wiehebrink, founder of Tails That Teach, stated, “Dolittle Search has stepped up to help us by sharing their new Senior Recruiter Trish Rodriguez with us during our Putts for Mutts Golf Tournament. She’s a legend in the pet industry, and we’re glad to have her supporting our fundraising efforts along with their sponsorship.”

Tails That Teach educates children about the kind and responsible care of pets and peers by donating developmentally appropriate books to animal organizations and schools. Authored by Wiehebrink, the lesson-based books, Love Me Gently; A Kid’s Guide for Man’s Best Friend, and Gray Whiskers; A Kid’s Guide for Loved Ones Growing Older empower children with self-esteem and help them develop prosocial behaviors through the responsible care of animals.

“Through our books, kids discover how their actions directly impact others by comparing the needs and similarities of pets and people,” said Wiehebrink. “Teaching kids to properly care for pets helps them grow up to be compassionate adults and responsible pet owners. By fostering the human-animal bond, children learn caring connections toward all living beings making a better future for animals and people,” she concluded.

Tails That Teach has donated more than 100,000 books across the globe and is the founder of National Rescue Dog Day, observed annually on May 20 to encourage animal adoption from shelters. To learn more about Tails That Teach, click here.


“We simply cannot think of a better way to support the pet industry than by encouraging the education and kindness that Tails That Teach nurtures,” said Keiner.

For more information about Dolittle Search, click here or phone 605-600-1715. Follow on social media at LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.



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