LAS VEGAS - At KBIS 2015, Wood-Mode custom cabinetry partners with Susquehanna Service Dogs at the 2015 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), hosting four service dogs and their handlers to demonstrate its newest lifestyle concept – the Pet Parlor.
The Pet Parlor, launched by Wood-Mode last fall, embodies additions to a utility or mud room to accommmodate petsin mind. Wood-Mode partnered with Susquehanna Service Dogs to record a concept video with a three-year-old yellow Labrador, SSD Midge, demonstrating features of the Pet Parlor. For example, drawers with built in dog bowls, large utility sinks for bathing and grooming, as well as ample storage for food, toys and brushes.
“Casting a service dog was a great experience," says Jeff Wolfe, director of worldwide marketing. "She was highly trained which made production much easier."
The dogs were called to duty again when Wood-Mode's design team decided to incorporate the Pet Parlor as part of its KBIS 2015 booth design. Two adult service dogs and two puppies (in training) will demonstrate their ability to retrieve items, open drawers and generally negotiate situations such as large crowds of people.
A #KBISSelfie social media program will build awareness for SSD and support the organization financially. Wood-Mode will donate $5 for each person who posts a selfie with the dogs at the show and includes #KBISselfie AND @woodmode in their post.
While the four service dogs are packing for their trip to Vegas, Susquehanna Service Dogs recently announced the birth of eight new Labrador retriever puppies. As part of the ongoing partnership, SSD bestowed the honor of naming the new litter to Wood-Mode. Keeping with the theme of luxury, the Wood-Mode litter includes: Hermes, Coco, Dolce, Tiffany, Royce, Louis, Coach, and Marcus. Watch the new pups’ growth via webcam here: http://www.keystonehumanservices.org/susquehanna-service-dogs/puppy-cam-wood-mode-litter.php#
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