Did you know that approximately 7.6 million animals enter shelters every year – 3.9 million dogs and 3.4 million cats? Every year approximately 2.7 million are euthanized and approximately 2.7 million are adopted.*
Here are a few ideas of how you can help:
- Adopt a shelter dog.
- Make a donation to your favorite or local shelter.
- Spread the word on your Facebook or Twitter feed: Adopt a Dog and Save a Life month.
- Find out if your local shelters need other items donated, for example old towels or bedding.
- Sign up to foster a dog.
- Volunteer at a shelter.
Be a HERO and adopt from a shelter, you will save a life and gain a best friend.
*Information gathered from the ASPCA.