February 22, 2024
Helen Woodward Animal Heart is “teaming” with puppies, as a consequence of a number of cries for assist from companion organizations throughout the nation.  Picture by way of HW Heart

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NFL playoff season is without doubt one of the most exhilarating occasions of the 12 months however a report variety of orphan pups have been left on the bench, antsy for some recreation time.

 Helen Woodward Animal Heart is “teaming” with puppies, as a consequence of a number of cries for assist from companion organizations throughout the nation.  To advertise the huge consumption of furry rookies, the middle has named the complete roster after the gamers of this 12 months’s Professional Bowl Video games, in addition to enjoyable football-themed expressions.  Helen Woodward Animal Heart is throwing a Hail Mary this weekend, in hopes that loving San Diego households will are available with a life-saving landing. 

A mess of things, from the huge chilly spell throughout the nation, the sagging financial system, and the uneven job market, have triggered adoptions to say no coast to coast.  Puppies that may have been first-round draft picks are spending weeks in free company in search of their endlessly groups. 

At present, Helen Woodward Animal Heart can have over 115 puppies accessible this weekend extra ready with middle foster households, and much more arriving subsequent week.

“We work with dozens of rescue companions throughout the nation,” mentioned Adoption Companies Director Kendall Schulz, “It’s our biggest pleasure to attach with overburdened shelters and save the lives of animals that may face euthanasia in the event that they didn’t have a spot to go.  This has been a heartbreaking time as we’re having to restrict the variety of animals despatched to us.  We merely don’t have the room.”

To focus on the exorbitant variety of puppies trying to be drafted right into a loving workforce of their very personal, Helen Woodward Animal Heart is able to play ball by renaming all 115 after well-known soccer gamers and enjoyable soccer phrases comparable to “Patrick MaBONES,” “George KIBBLE,” “Dak PAWScott,” “Christian McCaFURRY,” “LineBARKER,” “RUFFeree,” “TAILgate” and extra!  

“Saving lives takes teamwork,” Schulz mentioned. “We are able to’t consider a greater workforce to assist us than San Diego animal lovers.”

Starting Friday, Jan. 26 at 10 a.m., pet lovers can rating an opportunity to fulfill the total line-up of eligible adoptables & recruit them to affix your workforce! 

See the complete squad of featured pets right here.  For extra info, please contact Helen Woodward Animal Heart Adoption Division at 858-756-4117, or go to www.animalcenter.org.