Hundreds of thousands of dogs spend the majority of their lives in and out of shelters and this is not okay.
And now that we are living through a pandemic crisis, more and more dogs are going without homes.
But it seems that some are eager for these animals to find a home, so keep scrolling to learn about Busch's incredible offer for anyone who fosters a dog during the pandemic...
There are too many dogs stuck in animal shelters these days.
via: Getty ImagesAccording to statistics by the ASPCA, approximately 3.3 million dogs are surrendered into animal shelters nationwide every single year.
A dog isn't just for Christmas...
via: Getty ImagesBut sadly, too many people don’t realize this and are quick to give up their pooches once they’ve grown bored and tired of them.
And, even more heartbreakingly so...
via: Getty ImagesAround 670,000 of these pooches are euthanized every year as a tragic result of never being adopted.
An animal shelter is no home for a dog.
via: Getty ImagesThe permanently unsettled, and somewhat chaotic and overcrowded environment of a shelter can cause great stress to our poor pooches.
But finding a forever home for these shelter dogs is no easy task.
via: Getty ImagesThanks to the trend of "designer puppies" being on the rise, the older, cross-bred dogs find themselves being left unwanted in their shelters.
People would rather spend thousands of dollars on a purebred pup than open their homes to an older dog...
via: Getty ImagesIt's simply heartbreaking.
And in the current climate...
via: Getty ImagesDogs waiting to be fostered or adopted are now looking at some pretty slim chances.
The COVID-19 pandemic crisis has swept over our planet at an alarming rate.
via: Getty ImagesMillions have found themselves in quarantine and practicing social distancing, resorting to them being unable to leave their homes unless they are shopping for food or traveling for an emergency.
This means that people won't be visiting their local dog shelters as they normally would...
via: Getty ImagesLeaving so many dogs stranded in their cages.
This pandemic shouldn't put a stop to finding these animals a forever home...
via: Getty ImagesAnd it seems that many certainly feel this way.
Busch have come forward with a proposition.
It seems that Busch are passionate about more than just beer.
It's a pretty irresistible offer...Midwest Animal Rescue & Services (MARS).
Busch launched this incentive as a response to numerous shelters closing due to the pandemic.
Social distancing has taken its toll...a statement. "But as much as we need those cute puppy pics to help get us through social distancing, it’s actually them who need us."
Dogs are the perfect companions during these uncertain times...
Fostering is a great alternative to adopting...
via: Getty ImagesAnd many people who wouldn't normally have the time have been fostering dogs to keep them company during these periods of isolation.