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National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week

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National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week

Every first week of November, hundreds of people gather around the celebrate National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week, as a way to appreciate the people who once cared for your loved pets. According to the National Day Calendar, there are over 70 million strays in the United States alone, and around eight million ends up in shelters. There are over 3500 animal shelters in this country. Without shelters, many future pets wouldn’t have an opportunity to find their forever homes.  What many people do not realize, however, is the fact that many animal shelters are in fact, nonprofit organizations....

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