Guide: How to donate to your local animal shelter
Are you looking to help pets in your area? You can by donating to your local shelter!
Below are ways you can donate:
1. Donate money
Check out websites for the shelters in your area, most will have a link where you can donate money. You can also donate to organizations that help animals in need, like the ASPCA.
2. Donate items
Animal shelters take donations of all types, including items like blankets, detergent, food, treats, collars, leashes, and indestructible toys. Call your shelter and find out if they have a list of most needed items.
Are you interested in making a difference in the life of a shelter animal? Volunteer your time! You can volunteer at the shelter, volunteer during fundraising events, or even foster a pet. Talk to your local shelter to see what needs they have.
4. Adopt a pet
If you’ve been thinking that it’s time to add a pet to your family, consider adopting from a local shelter or rescue group. Be sure to find out from the group you are considering adopting from what their adoption process is like.