Did you know…


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…That half of dogs and 70% of cats in shelters are killed, simply because no one adopts them?

…Between 6-8 million dogs and cats are placed into shelters every year in the U.S.?

…Which means that about 4 million pets are killed each year due to lack of adoptive homes?

…And adult dogs face the highest risk of dying in shelters? But…

…On the flip side, having a companion pet in your family brings amazing benefits, including:

  • Boosting kids’ self-esteem and ability to relate to others
  • Reducing cardiovascular stress more than a friend or spouse
  • Reducing depression in bereaved elderly
  • Improving hormone levels associated with happiness and well-being, for dog owners
  • Lowering blood pressure, cholesterol and triglyceride levels

Today is a great day to honorably adopt an adult shelter pet!

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