Among the finalists to the contest are an Army-enlisted German Shephard, a K-9 First Responder in the Sandy Hook, Connecticut, USA, school tragedy and a Laborador that saved her diabetic owner's life.
The public can vote now through December 9 at 12 p.m. PT for their favorite finalists to be selected as the winning hero pet. The winning pet will receive a year's supply of Purina ONE food, a US$5,000 donation made in their name to a pet service nonprofit organization and be featured in an article on good.is.
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.