Bringing a new pet into your home is a big decision. The best way to ensure that you select a furry friend for life is by choosing the right animal to fit your personality and lifestyle. One of the main reasons animals end up abandoned or in shelters is because they were never the right […]Read more..
Adding a new pet to your family is a great way to help reduce the stray and abandoned pet population while also getting a friend for life. There are so many loving pets out there that just need a loving new owner who will give them a chance. Close to 7 million animals are placed […]Read more..
Animals, dogs specifically are considered man’s best friend. As true as that may be there are so many who live in shelters waiting for a forever home. According to ASPCA just over 3 million animals are adopted from animal rescues and shelters each year. The majority of dogs are obtained through animal shelters or the humane […]Read more..
Shelters present a safe alternative for pet owners who simply are unable to care for their pets further. If you are in the market for a new furry friend, adopting is a great way to give an existing animal a second chance. We have collected a helpful list of the best 10 dog rescue shelters in […]Read more..
In 2020 alone, there were just under 3,000 canines taken into animal shelters in Washington DC according Animal Shelters Count data. The number of cats taken into shelters is slightly highly for the same time frame. Aside from those taken to shelters, many others are living as strays on the street. While DC is not […]Read more..
There are close to 170 million domestic pets in the US, 44% of which are canines, and 35% of which are felines. The remaining percentage is made up of various other animals such as rabbits, chinchillas, turtles, snakes, and so on. It may surprise you to know that at least a quarter of these sweet […]Read more..
Choosing to open your home to a new animal is a great way to bring joy into the lives of your family. There are so many animals available for sale in pet stores, but there are even more in shelters who would love a second chance. Millions of pets are abandoned, abused, or left behind […]Read more..
When it comes to getting a new pet, the saying adopt and don’t shop has been around for a while. There is a real meaning behind those words which can actually save a life or two. When you adopt a pet from a shelter or rescue, you are giving a once-loved pet a second chance, In […]Read more..
Just under a million animals that are placed in shelters are lost pets that eventually get returned to their rightful homes each year. As often as animals are reunited with their owners, twice as many are left lingering in shelters awaiting a new home. When homes can’t be found in time, many of these sweet […]Read more..
Close to 1.5 million companion animals from shelters and animal rescues are sadly euthanized on an annual basis. While there are a higher number of cats adopted from shelters, the majority find homes via friends and family of parent cat. Dogs are among the most vulnerable when it comes to finding forever homes if they […]Read more..