June is National Pet Foster Month and these organizations will recognize foster family volunteers in Killeen and encourage more people to adopt pets.
KILLEEN, Texas – June is National Pet Advocacy Month, and Killeen Animal Services celebrates with Petco Love, a national non-profit organization that works to lead and inspire change for animals, and the collection of charity shoes from Skechers, BOBS.
Together, they will recognize the foster family volunteers who save lives in Killeen and encourage more people to adopt pets.
“Our organization receives new hospitality requests almost daily, and we are very grateful for this outpouring of support from our community,” said Jessica Dunagan, Animal Services Manager at Killeen. “As we seek to save as many animal lives as possible, we recognize that a successful hospitality program is a critical part of our success. “
Throughout the month of June, Petco Love will be sharing Foster Family Resources and Stories to show how easy, very rewarding, and meaningful fostering is to end preventable euthanasia. pets, according to a statement.
“It’s an honor to recognize people who are making a difference in their communities and who demonstrate the life-saving impact of welcoming pets,” said Susanne Kogut, President of Petco Love. “What they are doing is so powerful. If less than 2% of the 85 million pet-owning households in the United States welcomed one pet per year, tomorrow we could end preventable euthanasia in animal shelters across the country.
Through the sale of its BOBS, Skechers has donated over $ 3.1 million to support Petco Love’s more than 4,000 animal welfare organization partners, such as Killeen Animal Shelter. Company funds have helped Petco Love save and care for more than 700,000 shelter animals.
To learn more about Killeen Animal Services and how to do foster care, visit their website.