10/02/15 October is National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month- Time to Go to Your local Shelter and Adopt Your New Best Friend and Family Member. Read Article on Animal Planet. Remember Senior Dogs and Special Needs Dogs Need You Too.

 From Animal Planet

"Happy Adopt a Shelter Dog Month!

It's October 1, which marks the beginning of Adopt a Shelter Dog Month! Every year, approximately 3.9 million dogs enter shelters and only 35% are adopted (statistics from the ASPCA). So if you're considering bringing a dog into your life, check your local shelter instead of a breeder.
You should also consider adopting an older dog or a special needs dog, as they are the least likely to be adopted. There are concerns about the dog's life span or quality of life, but with the examples below you'll see that these dogs live amazing lives and love with their whole hearts. These dogs have inspired people around the world and show that all dogs deserve a chance at a forever home." Read rest


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