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Tour for Life 2017: Tails From the Road

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North Shore Animal League America’s mobile rescue and adoption units are once again setting out to criss-cross the country on a Tour For Life, our nationwide mobile adoption event. Now in our 17th year, we’re teaming up with shelters and rescue groups in 54 cities, across 32 states, to help find homes for hundreds of animals in need.

Our Tour For Life team is proud to work with each of our partner shelters and help them find responsible, loving homes for all of their dogs, cats, puppies and kittens. With each stop, there is always a great story to tell. Here are a few "tails" from their journey...

Amazing Event Finds Homes for 20 Mutt-i-grees in San Antonio

Posted by Jonathan Sorrese on March 20, 2017

What an amazing event with the San Antonio Humane Society, with a whopping 20 animals finding loving homes this day. There was a lot of media hype surrounding the event. The parking lot was so full that people were even parking on the street! Five different T.V stations showed up for interviews and Felicia Nino and her staff were great in all of them, promoting Purina and North Shore Animal League America's Tour For Life 2017.

There were so many heart warming stories of families coming week after week looking for a new pet. One such story was that of Cowgirl, the... Read more...

Generosity Shines in Houston Thanks to West Houston Subaru

Posted by Jonathan Sorrese on March 18, 2017

Joanne Jackson and the staff of Citizens for Animal Protection eagerly awaited our arrival in Houston. As we pulled in, we were greeted by a warm welcome and a long line of potential adopters. It was a beautiful day with lots of sunshine.

Cute puppies and kittens were being scooped up and adopted so fast, due to the generosity of West Houston Subaru who donated and covered all of the days adoption fees. Bibi and Baby Boy were a bonded pair of adult dogs that found their loving home with a family that had just lost their Chihuahua and were looking... Read more...

A Great Day in Austin as TFL Goes to the Birds

Posted by Jonathan Sorrese on March 18, 2017

What a wild and crazy site for an adoption event! Located in the “SoCo” area of Austin, we were at Birds Barbershop, with Austin Animal Center. A very trendy area of town with a ton of foot traffic, especially with the SXSW festival in full swing nearby. That said, a large crowd had gathered outside the truck waiting to get their first glimpse of some of the beautiful puppies and sweet dogs available for adoption.

A total of ten out of eighteen puppies and dogs found new homes that day. Ollie, a twelve year old Rat Terrier/Chihuahua... Read more...

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