5 Ways You Can
Learn about the local
shelters in your area
and what their needs
Some shelters might be all set when it comes
to financial donations, but could use help
caring for the dogs and cats; others might be
struggling with overcrowding issues as a result
of limited capacity and space.
If you can commit your time and
resources to fostering an animal,
you’ll be helping two animals—the
one for whom you provide a
temporary home and another
shelter animal who will get a space
at the shelter.
Every shelter has a wishlist of items, whether it’s pet
food, toys, bedding, litter, crates, or cleaning supplies.
Pick up a couple items next time you’re shopping to
drop off at the shelter.
supplies / food
Educate your friends, family, and
members of your local community
about how important it is to spay
and neuter dogs and cats. Explain
why it’s better to adopt a rescue
pet than to patronize a pet store or
A number of well-known companies participate in initiatives to
support animal rescue organizations, including Amazon,
Subaru, Bissell, CLIF Bar, IKEA, Ben & Jerry’s, and Lush
Cosmetics — just to name a few.
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