Mutts 4 Trucks

Mutts4Trucks

PEDIGREE® dog food and Mobil Delvac™ diesel engine oils have teamed up to help bring dogs in need of a home with truckers in need of company. The mutts are coming to the Mid-America Trucking Show and you’ll have the chance to make one of these amazing dogs a member of your family.

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Location

  • Booth 91100
  • Just outside South Lobby A
    Entrance at MATS 2020

Date / Hours

  • Friday, March 27
  • 10AM-1PM CT

REQUIREMENTS

  • $50 for Adult Dogs
  • $100 for Puppies
  • Valid Driver's License

Shannon Vogel has been all over the world. She’s also been a candy maker, a chef, a mom, a grandma and now a truck driver. Being a woman on the road by herself presented a new set of challenges in her life. Shannon’s dog, Cora, helps her every step of the way.

Mutts4Trucks at MATS 2020

Mobil Delvac™ and PEDIGREE® brands have teamed up to launch the “Mutts4Trucks” campaign, a new program pairing truck drivers with shelter dogs. The new program hopes to make a positive impact on the mental and physical well-being of truckers and shine a light on the benefits of dog adoption by pairing truck drivers with shelter dogs in need of forever homes, in an effort to create a lasting friendship, beneficial for both dog and owner.

The Mutts4Trucks campaign will have a dog adoption event on Friday, March 27, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. CT at the 2020 MATS in Booth 91100, just outside of the main South Wing Entrance.

Drivers in attendance will be able to adopt a dog from the Kentucky Humane Society and receive complimentary dog bowls, a leash and more.

Drivers need to show their driver’s license while adopting a dog.

What do dog food and diesel engine oil have in common?

Truckers. Truckers are vital to the American economy. They haul over 70% of the nation’s freight. In fact, three quarters of the U.S. depends on the trucking industry to provide goods to communities across the country. But trucking can be a lonely job. Truckers have very little interaction with others in the regular course of their daily hauls. They spend, on average, 240 nights away from home per year. Nearly a third of drivers say being alone all day and away from their families is a significant issue affecting their mental health.

Which made us think – how can we bring more good to a community that brings so much good to us? Simple – by bringing them dogs. Studies have shown that owning a dog can drastically decrease isolation, depression and cardiovascular disease.

That’s why two first class brands have come together in a unique way to demonstrate how dogs can make a positive impact on the mental and physical health of truckers.

PEDIGREE® is one of America’s best-selling dog food brands. Mobil Delvac™™ is one of the world’s best-selling diesel engine oils. Together, they’ve teamed up to help bring dogs in need of a home with truckers in need of company.

And that’s good for dogs. Good for truckers. And better for everyone on the road.

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