Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Pink leash, collar - help fight breast cancer

Gayle Martz, president of Sherpa’s Pet Trading Company, in conjunction with Debra Schatz of, has designed a pink leather dog collar with the signature pink ribbons adorning the circumference of the leather. A leash, with the pink ribbon charm is also available. Both will be available June 20th. Schatz started as a labor of love after her 1987 bought with cancer. The company devoted to designing and selling jewelry and gifts that increase awareness and raise money for breast cancer research.

Sherpa’s Pet Trading Company was founded by Gayle Martz who developed the first soft-sided pet carrier. Martz gives to numerous pet charities including the ASPCA and Humane Societies across the country. Schatz, owner, started after her bout with breast cancer. Schatz has worked with The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund, to name just a few.

Both the collar and the leash will be available June 20th and will sell for $15 a piece. A portion of the proceeds will go to cancer research. To purchase the leash and collar go to