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Thanks to Customers, Senior Dog Goes From Shelter Kill List To Forever Home

| Published on January 2, 2018

The Second Chance Movement funds the transport of dogs from high-kill shelters and into less crowded facilities where there is a higher demand for adoption. This simple solution has the potential to save hundreds of thousands of homeless pets – but it can be expensive. Certain products from the iHeartDogs store help fund these life-saving trips, and thanks to you, stories like the one below are made possible! 

The stress, expense, time, and commitment to make these transports happen month after month, are paid tenfold with updates like Rocco’s.

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9-year-old Rocco had a rough life. He then spent two months at the high-kill Lancaster shelter and became a staff favorite. (They don’t usually keep dogs alive that long.) His time was running out, but Hands, Paws & Hearts rescued him and sent him on START‘s November transport to the great people at Pound To Posh in Portland, Oregon.  

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ROCCO arrived on a Friday and was adopted two days later on Sunday! He is now VERY loved! 

Shop & Transport At Risk Pets To Safety!

Your purchase of any of the following items provides rescue transport miles. These miles help rescue groups save pets from overcrowded shelters, taking them on a trip by road and by air to areas with low shelter populations, where loving families are waiting to adopt. Learn more about our Second Chance Movement™ program.

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