Darwin’s Natural Pet Products, the leading provider of raw pet food available by subscription, today announced Jan. 8 that it will pay the adoption fees for rescued pets nationwide with free pet food. Adopters receive free pet food in the amount of the adoption fees.  

“Our mission at Darwin’s is to help dogs and cats live longer healthier lives, and we want to partner with pet owners to help improve the lives of the many dogs and cats that are currently in shelters,” said Gary Tashjian, Darwin’s Natural Pet Products president.  “With shelters overcrowded, we need to make it easier for people to adopt dogs and cats. By paying our customers’ adoption fees, we hope to ease adoptions, work with them to help reduce the strain on shelters, and help pets start new lives in loving homes.”

The offer is in response to shelter overcrowding, which has been made worse by recent natural disasters. Shelters take in 6.5 million companion animals per year, according to the ASPCA. Overcrowding is so severe that more than 250 U.S. cities require that pet stores only sell rescue pets. A similar law went into effect across the entire state of California last week. Darwin’s free adoption offer applies to any rescue or shelter dog or cat adopted in the U.S.

Adopters can receive free raw pet food in the amount of the adoption fees, up to $150, by submitting images of their adoption certificate and adoption fee receipt. New customers will need to enroll as Darwin’s subscribers.  For more information, please go to www.darwinspet.com. The offer ends February 28, 2019 and is available to both new and existing customers.