This weekend we are excited to be doing another shelter sweep! These shelter sweeps bring dogs from high-kill shelters into our rescue organization and provide them with the chance of a new beginning! There will be a Pit Bull mix, Chihuahuas, Terriers and more! Each dog will be fully evaluated by a vet and given all necessary vaccinations before they are adopted. They should all be online soon to adopt!
More Facts and Benefits about Dog Rescue
According to the Humane Society of the US, “the public acquires only 14% of its pets from shelters; 48% get their pets as strays, from friends, from animal rescuers, 38% get their pets from breeders or pet stores.” I found some great benefits and facts about animal rescue from the blog Scratchings & Sniffings that I wanted to share. These really go to the heart of what we do, I invite you to comment below with your thoughts on the benefits of dog rescue:
- Rescue groups work with shelters and “pull” animals out of the animal shelter environment. Most rescues work with both no-kill and open admission shelters.
- After the rescue group has taken an animal out of a shelter, they work with a network of “foster” families who care for the animal in their homes until the pet is adopted.
- Rescue animals in foster care enjoy a more home-like environment, more time to find a new home, veterinary care, and often behavior modification or training.
- Many rescues are started because of love for a type of animal.
The above are just a few of the many benefits of dog rescue, please feel free to add you comments, we’d love to hear your thoughts!