Saturday, July 31, 2010

Sparkles the Fire Safety Dog in Parents Magazine

Sparkles the Fire Safety Dog, featured in this month’s issue of
Parents Magazine in the full page article, “Kindergartner Saves Dad from Burning Home.” The article follows on the heal of a three page spread featuring Sparkles in the July issue of Cesar’s Way Magazine.

The magazine, with a circulation of 15.3 million, shares the story of 5 year old Angelica Riggins, who was able to save herself and her dad, Kenneth, from their burning home. Angelica had attended a fire safety presentation at her school by Sparkles and her owner, Firefighter Dayna Hilton just two months prior. Angelica attributed her action of knowing “exactly what to do” to save herself and her father by crawling low under the smoke to get out of the house.

Sparkles has received national recognition throughout her years as a fire safety dog and has been featured in Cesar’s Way, Dog Fancy, Dog World, DogSport, and FIDO Friendly magazines, USA, People,'s “Paw Nation”, FOX and Friends, PBS KIDS Sprout and on an Animal Planet e-newsletter.

To learn more about Sparkles the Fire Safety Dog, visit

Printable version of Press Release

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