Following up on our coverage of Josh Duhamel’s and PetSmart Charities “Rescue Waggin: Tales from the Road” production, we are proud to present the video conclusion of this amazing 8 Episode project featuring the actors who helped make these rescues possible – providing ‘Forever Homes’ to these pets who’ve had unfortunate starts. Enjoy!
The Sad Truth About Rescue Shelters
- Up to 4 million dogs are euthanized each year at pet shelters
- There are approximately 5000 animal shelters nationwide who see upwards of 5 million pets each year
- Only 25% of pets that wind up at a shelter end up getting adopted
- Only 15% of dogs end up getting returned to their owners, and only 2% of cats
- 60% of dogs and 70% of cats that end up in a shelter are euthanized
- Approximately $1Billion dollars of tax money is spent annually to pick up, house and euthanize neglected, abandoned, and unspayed/neutered companion animals.
Rescue a pet today!