Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

The week of November 7th is Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, so we wanted to highlight some of the shelters our Barketers and Catvertisers have some from! 

Magnolia Chapter of the Humane Society of Louisiana

Jetta was adopted from the Magnolia Chapter of the Humane Society of Louisiana. The Humane Society of Louisiana is a no-kill shelter working with individuals and communities to create a no-kill state where the lives of all animals are valued.

Louisiana SPCA

Teddy and Sasha both came from the Louisiana SPCA. They are the “oldest and most comprehensive animal welfare organization in the state” and have their own list of ways you can participate in National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week.

Tangipahoa Parish Animal Services

Tiggrou came from Tangipahoa Parish Animal Services. TPAS is a government supported shelter that also educates the public on humane and responsible animal care.

Tired Dog Rescue

Kylo was adopted from Tired Dog Rescue. Tired Dog Rescue is dedicated to rescuing abused, abandoned, and neglected dogs, with a focus on animals from Alabama, Mississippi, and the Louisiana Gulf Coast.

Fulton County Animal Services

Both Rex and Arizona were adopted from Fulton County Animal Services. FCAS is a part of the Lifeline Animal Project, a Metro Atlanta-based project with three shelters, a spay/neuter clinic, and a full-service veterinary clinic.

DeKalb County Animal Services

Gin was adopted from Dekalb County Animal Services. Like Fulton County Animal Services, DeKalb County Animal Services is a Lifeline Animal Project shelter. It is the second of their two county shelters.

Humane Rescue Alliance

Marvel was adopted from the Humane Rescue Alliance. Every month, this organization helps an estimated 400 animals find their forever families. They also spay and neuter about 565 animals per month, and their field officers answer around 1,600 calls for help.

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue

Elfie came from Lucky Dog Animal Rescue. Since their founding in 2009, Lucky Dog Animal Rescue has helped save over 21,000 dogs’ lives. They are dedicated to rescuing animals from euthanasia, educating the community on responsible parenting, and finding pets their forever home.

Last Chance Animal Rescue

Miss Ivy Mae and Caramel Swirl came from Last Chance Animal Rescue. Last Chance Animal Rescue is committed to taking in cats and dogs from high-kill shelters and rehoming them into loving forever homes. Since 1999, they’ve saved and rehomed over 100,000 cats and dogs. 

In honor of Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, Online Optimism is excited to share the pets that brighten our lives and offices. We’re proud to give shout outs to the wonderful organizations that are protecting the lives of animals every day.