October is the American Humane Society’s Adopt-A-Dog Month. It is also the ASPCA’s Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. These two pillars in animal welfare have made October into a rallying point for animal lovers all over the U.S.
Millions of animals are surrendered to shelters every year and many of them never get to experience a forever home. One way that we can help is by celebrating Adopt-A-Dog Month! Here’s how.
Adopt a Dog
If this is the right time for you to adopt, there are over 3,500 animal shelters in the United States- you can almost certainly find a shelter near you! As a bonus, the ASPCA is spreading awareness of Adopt a Shelter Dog Month by offering lowered adoption fees for dogs over 40 pounds all month.
If you’re not sure if you should adopt a dog, for whatever reason, there are plenty of great articles available that cover the ins-and-outs of dog adoption. Do some research and address your concerns.
But remember to adopt! Especially this month, give a rescue or shelter dog a chance, …