Pet Paradise Resort has teamed up with Rescue BankSM for the second annual Food for Paws pet food drive. Houston and surrounding community residents are encouraged to donate pet food and supplies to Pet Paradise locations in Houston during normal business hours. The Pet Paradise Resorts are located at 7511 Monroe Rd and 14500 John F. Kennedy Blvd.

“Pet Paradise is committed to helping our local community,” explains Pet Paradise CEO, Fred Goldsmith. “In these tough economic times, we want to do our part and help local animal welfare groups hurting for donations and pet owners who are struggling to keep their family pet.”

“The holiday season is a critical time of year for helping families and animal rescue groups,” states Elizabeth Asher, Rescue Bank Executive Director. “We’re proud to be a part of Pet Paradise’s, commitment to the Houston community.”

To help increase donations for this drive, Pet Paradise will offer one free night of boarding to people who donate a minimum of a 20lb bag of pet food. The Food for Paws pet food drive will run through December 19th. Rescue BankSM will be distributing the needed supplies to their 70 plus member organizations. In addition to pet food, Rescue BankSM has compiled a wish list of supplies that they are seeking including, Crates and Carriers (any size), Chain link fencing, Shampoo, Kitty litter.  For more information about the pet food drive visit:

About Pet Paradise

Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla.,Pet Paradise was formed in 2002 and currently has 13 facilities in operation of which nine are located throughout Florida; two are in Houston, and one each in New Orleans and Charlotte.  The Pet Paradise facilities include spacious dog and cat boarding suites as well as day care and grooming services. All facilities are staffed 24/7 and are Hurricane Category 3 safety rated and serve as pet evacuation sites in the event of mandatory hurricane

About Rescue Bank

Founded in Houston in 2006, Rescue Bank has grown to become one of the largest pet food banks in the country. With warehouses in Houston and Baton Rouge, Rescue Bank provides much-needed food, supplies, spay-neuter grants, and organizational support to more than 70 animal rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption non-profits. Rescue Bank’s mission is to help these smaller, less visible groups achieve higher standards of care.