The holiday season is a great time to give to others, including animals in need. There are many ways to help pets at local shelters during the holidays. The following are a few ideas to consider doing this time of year.
Donate Shelter Items
Animal shelters are often looking for donations of items that they need to keep pets warm, comfortable, and happy. Consider donating any of the following items to an animal shelter in your area this holiday season:
- Dog or cat beds
- Pet toys
- Cat litter
- Dog or cat treats
- Pet shampoo
- Pet wipes
- Dry or wet pet food
- Laundry detergent
Donate Your Time
If you don’t have any items to donate, consider giving your time. Some animal shelters or rescue organizations look for people to foster pets or volunteer in other ways, such as walking pets that are up for adoption or playing with them. Fostering a pet means you’ll be able to provide an animal in need with a loving home while they wait to be adopted.
Spread the Word
You can help out a local animal shelter or rescue group by getting the word out about available adoptions or upcoming events. This provides you with a simple yet effective way to help animals in need. Share posts on social media to let others know about upcoming adoption events or other news from your local shelter or rescue group. Doing this helps increase the chance of pets being adopted this holiday season.
Adopt a Pet
If you were planning to get a pet soon, consider adopting one from a local shelter or rescue group. Keep in mind that many shelters and rescue groups are busier than usual with adoptions this time of year, so take your time finding the right pet for your home. Adopting a pet is one of the best ways to help animals in need during the holidays since you’ll be giving them a forever home.
Invest in an In Glass Pet Door
If you’ve been shopping around for a pet door for sliding glass door, consider purchasing one from Pet Door Products. We help pets in need by donating part of our proceeds to the Humane Society of Utah (HSU). We donate 5 percent to HSU and 10 percent that comes from HSU sources, such as social media. We also help out by spotlighting a pet that’s up for adoption and covering the fees. Our company has a wide range of pet doors available for sliding glass doors, making it easy for your pets to come and go as often as they need.
If you’re thinking of getting a pet door for glass door, please contact Pet Door Products today. We offer pet door installation services for Utah homeowners, including the Endura flap pet door and many other energy-efficient options. We’re proud to help people in need by being a regular sponsor of Make-A-Wish and pets in need by donating a portion of our proceeds to HSU and helping pets get adopted.