Monday is National Rescue Dog Day!


May 20 is a special kind of Monday in 2019 because it’s National Rescue Dog Day

Over 3 million dogs go into U.S. shelters each year and are waiting for their forever homes, according to the ASPCA

National Rescue Dog Day is a day to learn about how a dog can improve your life. These four-legged freinds can offer a lot of benefits, like protection, love, and comfort. 

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Studies have show dogs can help relieve depression, anxiety, and even PTSD. 

If you have a rescue dog in your life, you can celebrate the day and connect with other using the hashtag #NationalRescueDogDay on social media. 


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