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Peace of Mind Pet Trust Launches to Save 500,000 Abandoned Pets This Year

Peace of Mind Pet Trust Launches to Save 500,000 Abandoned Pets This Year

CHICAGO, June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Peace of Mind Pet Trust today launched with a mission: provide a better life for the 500,000 pets that are left to the disposition of the state each year when their owners die or become incapacitated. Peace of Mind Pet Trust (POMPT) is the nation's most competitively priced bona fide pet trust established by a licensed trust attorney: http://www.peaceofmindpettrust.com/.

"I kept receiving requests to set up pet trusts for animals ranging from champion race horses to dogs. Despite all the legal smoke and mirrors most lawyers will throw up around trusts the form is easy to complete and binding in 38 states where pet trusts have been recognized. I felt that this service was so important to so many people that it should be accessible to anyone who wants to take advantage of it," says Peter Canalia, founder of POMPT and an attorney licensed to practice in Illinois. POMPT pet trusts are priced at $89 per trust.

In 2005 the New York Times reported that "Most people, though, don't make formal arrangements, assuming they'll outlive their pet, or that friends and family will take care of it. Consequently, more than 500,000 pets are killed in shelters and veterinary offices each year after their owners die, according to 2nd Chance 4 Pets, a nonprofit organization in Los Gatos, Calif., that raises awareness of this problem." *

"Setting up a trust for a pet is similar to setting one up for a child, with a trustee and caregiver named. Most attorneys charge upwards of $1000 or more for this," adds Peter Canalia.

Pet trusts can stipulate all the details that an owner finds important, from the kind of food that a pet is to be fed, medical needs, walking schedules, even the number of times a pet should be walked or cuddled each day.

"A trust is designed to take care of your pet in the manner in which you do. Most people will leave between $8-15,000, which should carry a pet through it's natural life in the style to which it has become accustomed, assuming you're not Brittany," he adds.

* New York Times May 22, 2005 About Peace of Mind Pet Trust

Peace of Mind Pet Trusts is the country's most affordable alternative to insuring that an individual's pet is taken care of in the event of incapacitation or death. POMPT was founded by Peter B. Canalia. Mr. Canalia is a 1965 graduate of Rose Polytechnic Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana, with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Mr. Canalia is also a 1970 graduate of John Marshall Law School with a Juris Doctorate, being licensed in the State of Illinois in November, 1970. http://www.peaceofmindpettrust.com/

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CONTACT: Jessica Secord of BIGfrontier Communications Group,
+1-312-238-9308, news1@bigfrontier.com, for Peace of Mind Pet Trust

Web site: http://www.peaceofmindpettrust.com/

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