Rays and Pet Pal Animal Shelter partner for fifth "Players and Pooches" calendar

Online pre-orders are being accepted now at m.mlb.com/rays/tickets/info/calendar.

December 16th, 2016

For the fifth straight year, the Tampa Bay Rays and Pet Pal Animal Shelter have partnered to create the "Players and Pooches" calendar. The calendar, which costs $15, will go on sale on Tuesday, December 20 at 1 p.m. at the Rays Tropicana Field Team Store, the Rays Pro Shop and Ticket Outlet located in downtown Tampa, Pet Pal Animal Shelter, Pet Pal Veterinary Clinic and Pet Pal Thrift Store. New for this year's calendar is an online ordering system at m.mlb.com/rays/tickets/info/calendar, where customers can order and have a calendar shipped anywhere in the continental U.S. All proceeds benefit Pet Pal Animal Shelter.
This year's full-color calendar consists of 14 months, each featuring a different Rays player along with either their own dog(s) or a dog from Pet Pal. The only exception is Matt Duffy, who is pictured with his famous feline, Skeeter.
The calendar includes: Evan Longoria, Kevin Kiermaier, Logan Forsythe, Nick Franklin,Brad Boxberger, Drew Smyly, Steven Souza Jr., Jake Odorizzi, Brad Miller, Matt Duffy,Alex Cobb, Luke Maile, Ryan Garton and first base coach Rocco Baldelli.
The calendar is made possible through the Rays and the Ted Williams Museum and Hitters Hall of Fame.
Pet Pal Animal Shelter is a no-kill, nonprofit 501(c)(3) animal organization dedicated to rescuing dogs and cats from animal shelters that may otherwise be euthanized due to time limitations, illness, injuries or lack of socialization and training. It is also committed to educating the public about the pet overpopulation crisis, the importance of spaying/neutering and responsible pet ownership.
For more information or to donate to Pet Pal Animal Shelter, visit petpalanimalshelter.com or call (727) 328-7738.
Rays Tropicana Field Team Store                                       Pet Pal Animal Shelter
One Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg 33705                           405 22nd St. S, St. Petersburg 33712
Holiday Hours:                                                                    Hours: Tues-Fri 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.;
December 14-16: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.;                                      Sat 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.;
December 17 and 18: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.;                                Sun-Mon Closed
December 21-23: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.                                       (727) 328-7738
(727) 825-3429                                                                     petpalanimalshelter.com
Rays Pro Shop and Ticket Outlet                                        Pet Pal Veterinary Clinic
Downtown Tampa                                                              1900 34th St. S, St. Petersburg 33711
400 N Tampa St. Suite 110, Tampa 33602                             Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.;
Hours: Mon-Fri, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.;                                        Sat 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Sat 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.                                                            (727) 328-7729
(813) 228-7157                                                                     petpalanimalclinic.com
                                                                                          Pet Pal Thrift Store
                                                                                          1500 34th St. N, St. Petersburg 33713
                                                                                          Hours: Wed-Sat, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.   
                                                                                          (727) 327-9848