"Growing up in NYC, I wasn't surrounded by many animals, but I was always a dog person. I knew that once I got older, I would want to have a dog in my family," says our newest board member, Elliott Francis.
Our family adopted Gus on February 14, 2016. He was approximately 2 years old, and we were told there wasn't much history on this dog, only that he had been bounced around in "no kill" shelters. We adopted him as a friend for our other dog, Kona.
Basant knew that moving to the United States for school would be a big undertaking, both culturally and emotionally. She had a history of depression in the past and the new changes in her life instigated her depression again.
In 2019, Hurricane Dorian tore through the Bahamas, leaving nothing but devastation in its path. Our partners at Wings of Rescue responded to provide relief and unite pets in need with loving families. See the uplifting rescue story of Ms.
Cudi, Remi, and Henry are just three of the nearly 9 million pets who have been adopted through PetSmart Charities' adoption programs. Help us reach 9 million at National Adoption Weekend, November 8-10.
We did it! Thanks to YOU, 31,414 pets found their loving homes this weekend at National Adoption Weekend! We are so thankful for all of those who came out to adopt and those who inspired others to adopt with #PicMe.