It's National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day! And as the owner of two dogs who came from rescues, I can say there's nothing quite like the love of a rescued pet! If you're looking to add a furry family member to your family, check out these local shelters/rescues!

You've heard me talk about them a thousand times, Wrigley (tan)  and George (brindle) are my sweet puppers. They're both rescues. And I have to say, once you go rescue...you never go back (I'm going to have to work on the phrasing a bit). I mean look at these sweet faces!

Photo by Emilee Kerner Photography

Did you know that according to the ASPCA each year approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter shelters?  And of that 6.5 million, 1.5 million of those animals will be euthanized?    Both of those numbers are entirely too high. So with the help of people making the conscious decisions to spay and neuter their pets, and consider rescuing their next pet, we can help make those numbers go down.

Here's some great places to rescue your next best friend in the Tri-State!

If I forgot any, don't hesitate to let me know! I'm happy to keep this list updated!