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Shelter Pet Project

Furry Celebs in the Spotlight for National Campaign to Promote Pet Adoption

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 01.29.2016 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

They are serving as ambassadors for us in our quest to connect people with homeless animals and to save millions of lives.

Why Shelter Pets Are Good for the Soul

Paul Shaffer | Posted 04.28.2014 | Impact
Paul Shaffer

Each pet adoption experience has been different -- we've worked with a variety of foster families and shelters. But with each dog, the end result has been the same: we've been truly amazed by the amount of love and affection each has to give.

WATCH: Why This Cat's Embarrased For This Kid

Posted 11.21.2011 | Comedy

In this ad for the Shelter Pet Project, a newly adopted feline scopes out the habits of his new family. He's baffled by "the little one" who spends hi...

New PSAs Get the Word Out for Shelter Pets

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 01.16.2012 | Impact
Wayne Pacelle

While euthanasia rates for dogs and cats in our nation's animal care and control facilities have been in steady decline for more than three decades, there are still millions of healthy dogs and cats euthanized every year. We as a nation shouldn't stand for that.

Special Attention for Special Shelter Pets: Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable Pet Week

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Wayne Pacelle

Each of us can be a voice for shelter pets -- and this week and beyond, let's speak up in an especially loud voice for the seniors and the less-than-perfect animals.

Stamp Out Pet Overpopulation

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

I participated in a press conference Friday afternoon at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in Los Angeles, Calif., with Ellen DeGeneres, who i...

Lucky Loui: Shelter Pet Project Finds Dog New Home

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Wayne Pacelle

A story recently came my way of a lucky dog, Loui, who was adopted through The Shelter Pet Project. This public awareness project urges would-be pet parents to make shelters their first stop when adding a pet to the family.