Tuesday, October 26, 2010

October Orange - Adopt A Shelter Dog Month

October is national Adopt a Shelter Dog month, so I wanted to encourage everyone considering adding a pet to their family to visit their local animal shelter.  As you know, all of my wonderful pets were adopted - including our blog mascot, Cara (you can read more about Cara HERE).  There are literally thousands of incredible, sweet, loving cats and dogs in animal shelters across the country right at this very moment waiting to be adopted.

The Humane Society says, "Many pets at your local shelter are waiting for new homes because they were obtained by people with unrealistic expectations of the time, effort, and money required to sustain a lifelong relationship with their pet. National figures indicate that about half of the animals in shelters are euthanized for lack of good homes. Animals at your local shelter are just waiting for someone like you to give them a new home" (Humane Society).

Please consider saving a life and adopting from a shelter.  


In the spirit of national Adopt A Shelter Pet month, I have an October Orange manicure with a pet-loving twist.  For this mani, I used OPI Flit A Bit.  Please consider adopting a shelter dog or cat this month or any other month of the year!  There are tons of incredible dogs and cats in the shelter right now, waiting to meet you.



  • Learn more about adoption at the ASPCA by clicking HERE
  • Visit PetFinder to start searching for adoptable pets in your area
  • Read more about adoption at the Humane Society by clicking HERE
  • Or visit your local animal shelter to start looking for a new family member, or even just to volunteer your time.  Visit the Yellow Pages online to locate the shelter nearest you.

12 comments:

Let them have Polish! said...

I love this post. I don't think pets should be bought ever. Always adopt! They will be the most loyal pet because it's like they know.. My kitty is adopted and she is amazing :). I also really love your little paws!! So cute.

Reiko said...

Yay! I have a shelter kitty and he's the sweetest, most social little guy. I love that you blog about nail polish and animal activism :)

my leetle nails said...

such a cute mani!

Megan Harmeyer said...

Cute!! And dual-purpose. :) Both our dogs are shelter pets.

LadyLuck27 said...

Omg i love it!!!! This is rly nice from u :)

Hands On Colour said...

Great cause to follow!

Love the mani! Was the paw prints a Konad plate? If so, which one?

Aurora's Nails said...

Thank you so much for always advocating adoption!!! And I love that mani...adorable!

maisenzasmalto (smALtY) said...

Nice post!! My adopted kitten (someone abandoned him and his sisters near a garbage bin) is the sweetest and most affectionate cat I know!

LisaInFL said...

the doggy paws are precious!

kittypolishnbags said...

That is too cute!

Zara said...

Oh my goodness! I think everything is in October...I swear there are about five different "something something month" causes that are in October. Anyway, thanks for raising awareness!

Enamel Girl said...

Cara is adorable and so is your mani!

 
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