Ever feel like there's a feline-shaped or canine-shaped hole in your heart that could only be filled with the love of a shelter pet? Well, have we got the day for you! It’s National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day! Hop onto this cozy ride as we meander through the fascinating history of this adorable day.
It's national adopt a shelter pet day on the 27th April.
Adopt a Shelter Pet Day was first celebrated in 2017, reaching a resounding peak in chatter with 19227 mentions online on April 27, and has been wagging tails and purring hearts since then. The day finds its roots in the humanitarian effort to provide homes to shelter animals and promote their adoption.
Pouring affection over these cuddly creatures, many of whom have been abandoned or lost, helps fill their world with joy. Not to mention, it tends to warm our hearts too! This day is an opportunity to highlight the importance of shelter adoption over breeders and affirm the belief that every pet deserves a loving home.
Not surprisingly, a majority of the celebrations involve being a part of the solution - adopting! Some people also choose to volunteer at shelters or donate funds or supplies. And let's not forget the inundation of the internet with adorable pet adoption stories and pictures.
Whether you’re a dog aficionado, a devout cat lover, or just an all-around animal enthusiast, National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day is a perfect opportunity to advocate awareness about the joy and responsibility of pet adoption.
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