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August is World Mutt-i-grees® Rescue Month

World Mutt-i-grees® Rescue Month Celebrates the Mutt-i-grees Movement and Encourages Millions to Adopt a Shelter Pet

August is World Mutt-i-grees Rescue Month! This special month serves to encourage and remind people that there are millions of healthy and happy animals, we call Mutt-i-grees, waiting to be adopted at shelters across the world. Sadly, 8-10 million animals enter shelters each year and an estimated 3-4 million animals are destroyed.

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Adopt a Shelter Pet:

Search for an adoptable animal in your area by using our national search tool on the right.

Adopt from the Animal League:

In honor of World Mutt-i-grees Rescue Month, there is a reduced adoption fee of just $25 for all adult cats (1 year & older) all August 2013 at our Port Washington, NY shelter.

And, on Saturday August 24th: 50% off all Mutt-i-grees 6 months and older!

Just mention these specials or download the coupons here.

Show Your Support in Social Media:

Please share our vision of the Mutt-i-grees Movement with family and friends by dedicating your timeline image to World Mutt-i-grees Rescue Month! You can download our images (pictured right) to use on your own Facebook page.

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Please also support these amazing shelter pets, Mutt-i-grees, on your Twitter pages, YouTube and blogs.

Mutt-i-grees Curriculum:

The Mutt-i-grees Curriculum is such an important component of the Mutt-i-grees Movement. The Curriculum is an innovative program that builds on children’s affinity for animals and highlights the unique characteristics and desirability of Mutt-i-grees®, or shelter pets. The Curriculum teaches social and emotional skills and is unique in its bridging of humane education and the emerging field of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL). The Mutt-i-grees Curriculum was developed by the Animal League, in collaboration with the Yale University School of the 21st Century, and was graciously funded by The Cesar Millan Foundation.  

The Mutt-i-grees® Movement:

The Mutt-i-grees® Movement rallies millions of animal lovers to help end animal cruelty.  As a unified voice, we can change the world for animals. Read more about the Movement:


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