The Need

[Have A Heart Logo]Imagine sleeping on cold, hard concrete. It’s what hundreds of dogs at the South LA Animal Shelter endure 24/7 while waiting for someone to adopt them. Every day, about a dozen of them will never get adopted, and will unfortunately spend their last night on earth on cement. While it’s not always possible for everyone to have a pet, we CAN make their stay at the shelter more bearable this Valentine’s Day.

How great would it be if every dog at the South LA shelter had a comfy, warm bed to sleep on at night?! This particular shelter has approximately 140 cages, with multiple dogs in each. We want to outfit each cage with a durable, water-resistant bed. Unfortunately, most store-bought beds won’t work. The dogs will ruin them and they will be thrown out, making it difficult for new dogs to have a bed.

But, there’s this company that makes beds specifically designed for shelters, and they’re offering them at a discount. Kuranda will offer one of these durable, reusable beds for $52- giving us a $10 discount. Add the cost of shipping, and it comes to $65. The beds aren’t cheap, but they are built to last with a warranty included. Can you help? Maybe for Valentine’s Day you could consider:

  • Does your loved one love animals? Give a gift he or she will remember by donating a bed in their honor
  • Show your own puppy some love! Remember Fido or Fluffy’s roots and donate a bed to the place they could have easily ended up at, if not for you!
  • Ask for a donation as your own gift this year

Please re-post this note and link to help spread the word! We are on our way to changing lives at the South LA Animal Shelter!