Fam­ily mat­ter

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As self-pro­fessed dog lovers, Arce­bal’s fam­ily de­cided to start a sanc­tu­ary that caters to re­tired MWDS. Still run by fam­ily and friends, his sis­ter, Rachelle, is Hound Haven’s trea­surer; nieces Maxin Arce­bal and Chelsea Pec­son are real es­tate mar­ket­ing ex­ec­u­tive and COO, re­spec­tively; and friend Addi dela Cruz, the CMO. “When we started do­ing ground work, we saw that re­tired work­ing dogs were in need of at­ten­tion,” Arce­bal said. “We wanted to give them a good re­tire­ment [af­ter we found out that the US had laws to pro­tect them but the Philip­pines had none, and that we still need] to con­sol­i­date ef­forts.”

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