In late April, the no-kill shelter for dogs caught fire. First responders were able to retrieve the German shepherds, but the blaze destroyed the shelter's facility and owner's home.
Natura partnered with Gil's Bike Shop and Canine Creek Pet Wash & Boutique to donate and raffle a mountain biker at a local farmer's market in August. All raffle proceeds will be used to purchase petfood for the German Shepherd Rescue.
New shelter data casts doubt on whether the pet population and pet ownership are truly growing.
While the pandemic caused unprecedented suffering worldwide in 2020, the disruptions to dogs, cats and other pets adoption numbers may normalize in 2021.