Adopt an Animal, Save a Life!

By Alejandra Najera 

Posted on October 19, 2017 at 11:57 AM PST

Photo via Alejandra Najera

Photo via Alejandra Najera

Approximately 6.5 million cats and dogs in the US are brought to animal shelters nationwide every single Year
— ASPCA, Pet Statistics

Each year 2.7 million adoptable dogs and cats are euthanized in the United States. By adopting a furry family member into your life, you’re saving them from the harsh realities of what happens to animals who don’t get adopted to a loving home.    

 Helping Hands Humane Society  states that adopting an animal not only saves a life but you can break the cycle of pet overpopulation in animal shelters, you can stop cruelty that occurs in mass breeding facilities and also by adopting from an animal shelter you are supporting a valuable charity/ community institution.

Marin Humane Society  is located at 876 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, San Anselmo

Marin Cat Connection  is located at 1 Blackfield Dr, Tiburon

In Defense of Animals is located at 3010 Kerner Blvd, San Rafael

Go check out some local animal shelters and go find your furry new family member today!