What an amazing week! As many of you know, we just held our 7th Annual Collars for a Cause Adopt-A-Thon at Dave Kring Chevrolet-Cadillac in Petoskey on Saturday, June 13. We are happy to report it was a HUGE success! We took 41 animals to the event and found homes for 24 for them! What’s even better is that during the entire week, we found homes for 37 animals total! Yes, 37—isn’t that incredible?! This is after bringing in two transports earlier during the week of 27 dogs on top of the other animals brought in locally. This resulted in 31 dogs and cats that were rescued by LTBHS in one week alone!
We can’t tell you how proud we are of this. Being able to save this many animals is truly a collaboration of everyone involved and the entire community. By working with other rescue groups, we were able to bring these animals to safety in northern Michigan and give them a new lease on life. Our volunteers have been wonderful by coming and walking the dogs and socializing them. Our dedicated staff has been working very hard to train and care for these extra animals and keep the shelter impeccably clean and functioning at the same time. By teaming up with the amazing staff at Dave Kring Chevrolet-Cadillac, we were able to hold this great event where $50 was donated toward every adoption by Dave Kring. And by having such an amazing and supportive community, we were able to find loving homes for these animals, which is always our end goal.
This was our biggest adoption week ever and also, our largest intake week ever. To find homes for 37 animals in one week is astounding—especially in an area of our size. It takes a village to accomplish this, and we are very fortunate that we have so many dedicated animal lovers that are willing to do whatever it takes to save these precious lives.