(WTAJ) — Nov. 8 kicks off Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, which was created to recognize the animals and staff of shelters across the United States.
Over 6 million animals enter shelters across the U.S. every year, according to Petpedia. Continue reading to see just some of the many adoptable animals in the area. Plus, learn more about supplies and donations needed for shelters.
ANIMALS UP FOR ADOPTION
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Meet Oreo, Chewy, Basil, Poppy, & Pablo: These five cuties can be seen here or by visiting Mending Hearts Animal Rescue.
Meet Izzy: This 10-year-old female pup loves people and treats. Get your first look at Lizzy here or by visiting the Central PA Humane Society
BEDFORD COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY
If you are interested in any of these animals at the Bedford County Humane Society, call (814)-623-8968.
MENDING HEARTS ANIMAL RESCUE
If you are interested in any of the animals at Mending Hearts Animal Rescue, please call 814-418-3078,
HUNTINGDON COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY
If you are interested in any of these animals at the Huntingdon County Humane Society, please call 814-643-7387.
GIVING BACK TO ANIMAL SHELTERS
Shelters are often in need of monetary donations as well as supplies. Visit each of the shelters below to find out how you can donate or help cross off some much-needed supplies to continue their operations.