Adopt a Shelter Pet Day
April 30th is Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, a day to celebrate shelter dogs and cats and the joy they bring to our lives. But the celebration isn’t all this day is about; it’s meant as an encouragement for those looking for new pets to seriously consider adopting animals from shelters. Every year, millions of pets wind up in shelters, and many never find forever homes.
Another way to acknowledge Adopt a Shelter Pet Day is by helping to decrease the number of pets who end up in shelters. You can do this by:
- Microchipping your pet. Microchipping greatly reduces the number of pets that wind up in shelters, as it allows authorities to reconnect owners with lost pets quickly and easily.
- Spaying or neutering your pet. This eliminates the possibility of an unwanted litter that could end up in a shelter.
If you are in the market to adopt a pet, or have been considering it for a while, we highly encourage you to pay a visit to San Jose Animal Care Center, either online or in person!