Media Release. Monday, June 21, 2021.

South Simcoe Police Service Teams Up with Pet Valu Bradford for Nitro Plush Pups Fundraiser

(Bradford, ON) South Simcoe Police Service is teaming up with Pet Valu Bradford for an exclusive Nitro Plush Pups fundraiser!

The adorable toy K9s that bear a striking resemblance to our real police dog, will be sold at the Pet Valu store located in the West Park Plaza at 442 Holland Street West in Bradford. This is a time-limited offer while supplies last of Collectable Nitro Plush Pups with custom ear tags that feature a photo of Nitro and his skills. The pup price is $20 with all profits going to local charities.

The Nitro Plush Pup event is taking place outside the store and we ask that customers follow health unit protocols.

What: Launch of Nitro Plush Pups Charity Fundraiser
Date: Saturday, June 26, 2021
Time: Starts at 10:00 a.m.
Location: Pet Valu at 442 Holland Street West, Bradford

Join us to adopt a Nitro Plush Pup for charity and celebrate the final weekend of the store’s annual Pet Appreciation Month!

Purchase a raffle ticket to win a Pet Valu Gift Basket with a Nitro Plush Pup and a chance to have a Meet and Greet with the real K9 Nitro and his handler PC Gwilliam!

The Pet Valu store in Bradford is an important community partner for South Simcoe Police Service. The generous franchise owners Liz and Bob Pegg and their daughter Jennifer sponsor Nitro with a lifetime of Performatrin Food, as they have done with SSPS K9 Units for decades.

Quote: “We are honoured to partner with the South Simcoe Police Service to bring to the community the opportunity to share in our love of the SSPS K9 Unit, and more specifically Nitro! These plush collectables are a great way for the community to meet and fall in love with Nitro the way we have at the same time helping local charities during a time when they need it the most.” – Bob, Liz, Jennifer Pegg

Quote: “We are excited at this opportunity to share these adorable pups with our community and thank Pet Valu for their continued support and partnership with the South Simcoe Police Service.” – Chief Andrew Fletcher

Please note: In case of inclement weather, the rain date for this event is Saturday, July 3, 2021.

A photo of the Pet Valu store owners with Nitro Plush Pups is attached.

Left to right: Jennifer, Bob and Liz Pegg.