Washington D.C. Pet Rescue Pulling Dogs from Kill Shelters to Meet Demand for Foster Pets

“When we were forced to stop holding our usual local in-person adoption events, the phone calls and emails began to flood our foster teams,” says Williams. “People were willing to meet their potential pets via Facetime and before long our counselors felt they were working at match.com! A potential adoptive family asked on FaceTime whether a dog was housebroken — as the dog was lifting his leg on a dining-room chair in the background! And yes, the family adopted the dog.”

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