A dog's mission is a simple one: I'll be your Valentine every day of the year.
Once in a while, right in the middle of just another ordinary day, love brings you something extraordinary--a soul mate. In fact, you just might discover your forever love at an animal shelter near you.
Looking to adopt a dog or cat? Check out these links:
- Find a Shelter - ASPCA
- ASPCA®’s Meet Your Match®
- Choosing the Right Dog For You : The Humane Society of the United States
- Pets available for adoption, browse by animal - Petfinder
- Dog breeds available for adoption on Petfinder
Two-year-old Oakley pictured above is a Border Collie/Aussie mix who loves kids, adults and other dogs. He knows many obedience commands. Because at his former home he was left outside on a chain all the time he will need some help with separation anxiety. You can find out more about him and other rescue dogs at PalsForever.org.
~ Chris Olson
Freelance writer and illustrator
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