There are many reasons that animals end up in shelters. Many of these animals are lost. However, some animals end up in a shelter because their owner no longer wants them. Animals in shelters are often overlooked because pet shops offer purebreed puppies.
Animals in shelters spend their days anxiously waiting for someone who cares enough about them to adopt them. Some of these animals will stay in the shelter until the day that they die. Fortunately, a five-year-old stray dog named Lucy finally has a forever home.
Lucy was so happy to be adopted. She had a huge smile on her face, and her picture was posted online. People are encouraged to adopt an animal so that they can save a life. There are 70 million stray dogs and cats in the United States. Six to eight million cats and dogs in shelters. Half of the animals that end up in shelters are euthanized due to a lack of space.
There are a number of resources available for people who want to adopt an animal. You save two lives when you adopt an animal. Not only will you be able to give an animal a forever home, but you will also be freeing up space for another animal. This gives another animal a chance to get adopted and be a part of a loving family.