These two lucky pups found a home in their final hour. Read the uplifting Yahoo News story at the link below.
City and county shelters receive tax dollars to operate, but in most cases, funding is insufficient to address the needs of abandoned and unwanted pets. Non-profit organizations provide much needed support for everything from hosting web sites to feeding, spaying, and neutering of dogs and cats.
Some shelter pets, like these two dogs, find permanent homes. A few others find their way to foster homes or to no-kill shelters, but most are not so fortunate. A donation to your local shelter or to a non-profit supporting your local shelter can buy time for a cat or dog, and might even give them a new lease on life.