Did you know…

  locked up dog …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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