Home
Editors
Print|Email|Text Size: ||
National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

In honor of National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month the good people at The Humane Society of the U.S., Maddie’s Fund, HALO, Purely for Pets and the Ad Council (the country’s largest producer of public service advertising) have produced an online video series,  “Meet My Shelter Pet,” to inspire shelter dog adoptions. These charming videos are part of their larger campaign to change people’s perceptions of shelter animals, and ultimately increase adoptions across the country.

Their series leads off, appropriately, with none other than Late Night with David Letterman band leader Paul Shaffer, with his daughter Victoria talking about their amazing four adopted dogs.

Would love to hear from you why you picked your shelter dog, and what encouraging words you would give to someone thinking of adopting a shelter dog. It really is up to all of us to get the word out!

 

Print|Email

Claudia Kawczynska is The Bark's co-founder and Editor-in-Chief.

thebark.com
More in Editors:
Mutts Comics "Shelter Stories" Series Feb 2
Mutts Comics "Shelter Stories" Series Feb 1
Winter Safety Tips for Dogs
Recognizing Shelter Heroes
2015: The Bark’s Year in Review
Shelter Dogs Star As Toto in The Wiz
When Dogs Heal—A Photographic Project
No Charges for NFL Player Who Taunts Police K9
Creative Fundraising for Dog Parks
A Boy and His Dog by Thomas Hart Benton