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One of the great things that happens in this country is that many companies with a big heart support charities and businesses that need a leg up to keep going. Hill’s Science Diet™ does its unprecedented support with food for animals held in animal shelter and awaiting their adoption.
This monumental effort is called Hill’s® Science Diet® and Food, Shelter & Love™ Program.
Interesting facts to note. Hill’s has provided over $240 Million worth of dog and cat food to over 1,000 animal shelters, supporting over 6 Million pets so far. That is not a small thing, especially when it comes in times like kitten season or unexpected overcrowding in times of disaster.
An ongoing effort to help shelter furry residents with the best nutrition is the top priority of Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love Program. One of the most powerful points this program stresses is Volunteering. Once a volunteer – you’re always an active promoter and executioner of the most sacred to each shelter practices:
• Becoming a Volunteer in your Local Animal Shelter
• Donating in Cash, Pet Toys or Supplies
• Promoting Adoption Practices
With the kitten season on the rise, the shelters would need more than ever the loving hands and hearts of those who could donate their time, effort, knowledge to coordinate an overall effort of successful kitten adoptions this year.
While at the shelter, volunteers help potential parents of the furry babes to establish that emotional connection to an animal they’d love to bond and take home. While on the “shelter floor,” a volunteer plays a crucial role in Educating visitors about each animal they wish to see, to pet, to test their compatibilities.
Shelter Volunteer is the key person to give a background story for an animal who’s awaiting adoption, provide support and needed information that would empower visitors to adopt. With kittens being so cuddly and cute, there comes a serious responsibility, and a volunteer could be that strong person who relates all the necessary information to a potential adoptive parents.
One of the best things that volunteers in animal shelters do is learning about the visitors and their life story and then pointing out to the potential animals who are awaiting adoption and who would be the best match based on the story the visitors provided.
Taking time to stay with the visitors, allowing them to bond with animals they think they’d love to adopt, and then making the adoption process comfortable and joyful event – that’s what a good Volunteer does to find a successful match between a visitor and the animals who are awaiting adoption in shelters.
And while the animals are in custody of their shelter’s moms and dads, Hill’s Science Diet drives their food to support animals, volunteers, staff.
Go to your local animal shelter this season, ask for a tour, see with your own eyes what’s going on inside those animal cages, reach out with your heart and mind to truly feel the need that calls your name – Volunteer.
Once a Volunteer – you are a volunteer forever. You will be carrying out your mission to educated, encourage, inspire about the shelter animals every breathing moment of your life. And the beauty of it is that you will be doing it naturally. Your bond to all those animals while they’re in the shelter cages would pour powerful energy into your strong advocacy for Animal Rights to find a forever home for each and every one them.
And with strong support from the awesome companies like Hill’s Science Diet, our mission to bring home the animals who need love in their lives becomes more powerful and wide-spread.
And here’s a post on how to teach children to protect animal rights from early age.