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poundWISHES, the #1 Online Platform for Animal Shelters, Rescues and Pet Adoption Announces a Long-Term Relationship with Shaghal, an Innovator in Pet Products.

Long Beach, CA – May 18, 2017 – Marketing Immersion announced the launch of poundWISHES licensing program with its premiere partner Shaghal, LLC, as the master licensee for dog products including dog walking, training, toys, grooming, feeding supplies, bed, and travel products.  The product line is scheduled to launch at retail in the fourth quarter of 2017.

poundWISHES is the #1 online platform in fundraising for animal shelters, rescues and pet adoption.  The site, attracting over 60 million page views a year, supports shelters by reaching consumers and donors nationally, with the ability to focus in on local communities.  Uncommon in the pet industry, 90% of poundWISHES donations goes to animals in need.   This statistic compares to other industry leaders and pet organizations that give only 4% of their donations directly to pets.

poundWISHES was founded by John Hussey, successful businessman and Senior Referee for the NFL, in 2014.  “It is an honor to bring Shaghal on as a licensing partner.  Both of our companies share a common vision to help save animals. We are aligned in creating a brand that is modern, functional, designed well, and contributes to making an impact. I cannot wait to share Shaghal’s poundWISHES product with animal lovers everywhere.”  John Hussey, CEO poundWISHES, stated.

Leron Rayn, General Manager, Shaghal, LLC stated, “The more I learned about poundWISHES, the more I wanted to be a part of this program. poundWISHES is truly helping as many pets in need as possible.  We can help them even more by donating 100% percent of our royalties to the poundWISHES organization. I believe this will make a huge difference in the lives of families and their pets.”


According to the American Pet Products Association (APPA)

  • The pet industry is over $60 Billion
  • 65% of US homes own pets
  • 62% of pet owners consider their pets as part of the family
  • Rescue animal adoption rates are increasing by 6% per year
  • 13,600 Shelters and Rescues take in 6.0 Million dogs each year

About poundWISHES.
poundWISHES is a dynamic, interactive platform for pet rescues and shelters and those who are willing to help. poundWISHES welcomes all pet rescues, shelters, and animal-focused organizations to join our network and use our powerful platform to raise money for the betterment of animals.  // 562-430-8191.

About Shaghal, LLC.
Shaghal, LLC innovative approach to providing superior development in consumer products has continued to impress consumers since 1985. Built on a solid foundation of technological advancement, their commitment to premier quality and value has earned them the reputation for retailing top selling brands at Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Toys R Us, QVC, Amazon and other fine retailers. From Dedicated Kids Tablets to Pet Products, Shaghal offers a solid range of products that represent an undeniably feature-filled value. Designed in California, all of its patented products are customizable in a wide array of color options to suit any personal style. In addition to an environmentally friendly office, Ematic also supports the community by donating ten percent of its total profits to charity.

About Marketing Immersion.
Marketing Immersion is a full-service marketing and business development company that takes an all-inclusive immersive approach to brand building using new and traditional marketing methods and delivering smarter results through technology. Contact Janice Hamlin, CEO, at or Debi Rosenfeld, EVP Sales, at for more information.


For further information: Janice Varney-Hamlin, Marketing Immersion, 562-305-9012,