“Sleepover at the Shelter” is an event to increase adoptions at animal shelters and to raise money to provide free spay-neuter to underserved communities.
Donate and Help Us Reach Our Goal!
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How You Can Help:
A group of volunteers will be spending time at the Downey Animal Care Center over a 24-hour period to celebrate all the pets that are waiting to be adopted. Sponsor the time that they are staying at the shelter.
Be a volunteer and get people to sponsor you! Make a difference while spending quality time with great animals that just want to love.
There are thousands of pets at Los Angeles area animal shelters waiting for a home of their own.
Together, we can provide much-needed spay-neuter services and help more people find their perfect pet at the shelter.
Sleepover at the Shelter Adoption Event
Saturday, June 13, 2015
Downey Animal Care Center
The Downey Shelter is one of six L.A. County shelters.
Sleepover at the Shelter is Hosted By
Shelter Me is a national TV series that celebrates shelter pets by telling uplifting stories. We believe that change comes from inspiration, not desperation. Shelter Me is a campaign to entertain, educate and activate people. ShelterMe.com enables anyone to create and share profiles of shelter pets to help get them adopted. Additionally, Shelter Me partners with other animal service organizations to promote and fund programs that help shelter pets including spay/neuter and animal transports.
Bark Avenue Foundation (BAF) has a 10-year history of serving animals in Los Angeles and throughout Southern CA. BAF is known for both tried-and-true and innovative solutions that help reduce pet overpopulation, promote adoption, and keep people’s ‘best friends’ in their homes. BAF has partnered with organizations such as ASPCA, Subaru, rescues, and shelter systems, offering successful programs for rescue and shelter support, unique adoption events, microchip marathons, free spay/neuter, and safety net services for at-risk pet owners.
Los Angeles County Animal Care Foundation
The Los Angeles County Animal Care Foundation is an independent, charitable foundation that supports homeless, abandoned, and neglected animals sheltered by the County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control. Through the leadership of a volunteer Board of Directors, money raised by the Foundation is used in many ways to enhance care and increase adoption of homeless animals.
Downey Animal Care Center
The Downey Animal Care Center is one of six operated by the County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control. Downey serves a population of more than 840,000 people residing in the cities of Bell, Commerce, Cudahy, Huntington Park, Maywood, Monterey Park, Compton, Lynwood, Artesia, Hawaiian Gardens, La Habra Heights, La Mirada, Whittier, Alhambra and the surrounding unincorporated areas of the County of Los Angeles. More than 25,000 animals are housed at the Downey Animal Care Center each year.
ABC7 is proud to be the exclusive, English Media Sponsor of “Sleepover at the Shelter.” ABC7 prides itself on its 100% success rate of its “Pet of the Week” segments and is committed to helping homeless pets in the Los Angeles area find homes of their own. ABC7 is also committed to educating its viewers on the importance of spaying and neutering their pets, believing education is a key element in keeping more pets out of the shelters.