September 2nd 2010 4:02 am
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Annually, 6-8 million animals enter shelters, of this 3-4 million shelter animals are euthanized. In 2009, approximately 4000 companion animals in California suffered from neglect and abuse-beating, choking, strangulation, suffocation, kicking, stomping, poisoning, and etc. (USA Animal Abuse Statistics)
In 2009, Humane Society Silicon Valley, HSSV:
Found loving homes for 3,425 animals
Reunited 224 lost pets with their families
Saved 900 animals from being euthanized due to lack of resources or space
Fostered 800 kittens/cats and puppies/dogs needing a little love and time
Spayed/neutered, vaccinated and/or microchipped 5,600 furry patients
HSSV was established in 1929. Since that time, HSSV has found loving homes for more than 500,000 animals.
Please support my fundraising challenge/efforts by contributing generously to my HSSV Walk n' Wag efforts. Please do so by visiting Zoe's Walker Page. (please scroll to automatically link to page)
Every donation, regardless of size, makes a difference!
Please help me, help HSSV, help the animals ...
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Sounds like a very worthy cause!