BARTLESVILLE, OKLAHOMA -- Early Friday, the Washington County SPCA will send 30 dogs and puppies on PetSmart Charities® Rescue Waggin'® Vehicle.
Since becoming a Rescue Waggin' partner in September 2009, the Washington County SPCA says it has saved an additional 500 dogs and puppies, thanks to its participation in the program.
"We've only been in this program for a year, but the impact has been tremendous for us,' says Paula Blower, shelter manager for the Washington County SPCA. "The Rescue Waggin' Program gives us the opportunity to save more lives every month. And, we're excited to say we've saved 500 dogs and puppies in our first year in the program."
In a news release, the PetSmart Charities Rescue Waggin' vehicle visits the Washington County SPCA every month, picking up adoptable dogs and puppies and taking them on an air-conditioned, custom-ride to their destination shelter, which is the Humane Society of Boulder Valley in Boulder, Colorado.
"The dogs are generally adopted within a few days of their arrival," says Parsons.
More than 38,000 dogs and puppies have been saved through the Rescue Waggin' program nationwide since it began in 2004.