Shy Wolf Sanctuary launches fundraiser at Shoppes at Vanderbilt Farmers Market


NAPLES, Fla. (March 22, 2013) – Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education & Experience Center and Top Dog Kitchen have partnered for an urgent fundraising effort to develop Shy Wolf’s new 20-acre home in North Belle Meade (Naples), Fla. On March 30, Shy Wolf Sanctuary will unleash the new “Fund a Foot” campaign at a launch event from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Shoppes at Vanderbilt Farmers Market. Giveaways and dog treats will be available at this family and pet friendly event. Volunteers from Shy Wolf Sanctuary will also have a wolf dog on hand for photos.

The “Fund a Foot” campaign will pay for an eight-foot perimeter fence that must be built around the North Belle Meade property before Shy Wolf can move to the new educational facility. The goal is to raise $70,000 by Aug. 30.

The fence is just the first step in building a larger rehabilitation and education center. It will also allow the Shy Wolf Sanctuary to plan a facility that will provide for hurricane sheltering as well as university research opportunities. Shy Wolf Sanctuary was forced to close their 2.5-acre Golden Gate Estates location to the public in July 2012, severely limiting the organization’s ability to raise funds.

The Shoppes at Vanderbilt Farmers Market is located at 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples, Fla. 34109.

About Shy Wolf Sanctuary & Experience Center
Shy Wolf is home to more than 50 animals including wolves, wolf dogs, Florida panthers, foxes, prairie dogs and tortoises, Donations, sponsorships and fundraising will bring them closer to relocating to their new 20-acre facility in North Belle Meade where they can reopen to the public and continue to care for and feed the animals. Shy Wolf Sanctuary is a non-profit 501-C-3 organization.
To learn more, visit or call 239-455-1698.

About Top Dog Kitchen
Top Dog Kitchen,, is a web-based business that prepares and sells healthy baked goods for pets. The "naturally good treats” contain no added animal fat, salt, dyes, sugars, or preservatives. Owner and chief baker, Kathleen Menchero, founded the company in 2006 in Naples, Fla.