Americans received $1,200 from the government as part of the stimulus relief package. For most people, this is just a bit of help with rent and bills, but for one man, he decided he’d use the money to do some good for animals. An army veteran named Ralph decided to use his money to help shelter dogs who were considered “harder to adopt” find their forever homes.

He went to Brother Wolf Animal Rescue and told them about his plan. Shelters need as much help as they can get, so of course they were pleased to hear about his plan. They set up a lovely way to divide the funds and get these dogs new forever homes. They picked six dogs that it’s been difficult finding a home for. The dogs’ adoption fees are waived and their new families receive a $200 custom care package from Chewy (the Amazon of pet retail) thanks to Ralph.

The dogs they set aside these funds for are mostly dogs who are older or have health issues. For instance: Billie, Katie May, and Queenie are all over 10 years old. While Lenny struggles with anxiety and Ty struggles with chronic leg lameness. One of the six dogs, Rusty was already adopted just two days after this awesome program was set up.

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue is receiving adoption applications. You can also donate to the shelter to help them continue their amazing work of saving dogs and finding them homes.

Shelters all around the world could really use your help. Sign this petition to pledge to help an animal shelter by fostering, adopting, or donating!

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