Guess who’s coming to dinner?
No, it’s not some boorish relative, but perhaps a friendly pooch.
LifeLine Animal Project is launching the first “Home for the Pawlidays” program that allows pet lovers to open their homes to a dog for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Afterall, no one wants to spend the holiday alone.
This is the first year for the project, which is only open for dogs . Participating shelters are the Fulton County Animal Services and DeKalb County Animal Services .
People are asked to foster a homeless pet for a week - from Nov. 18 through Nov. 25.
While felines have the reputation of not caring whether you’re even in the room, “cats actually have a little more trouble adjusting to a new place. If you have other cats, it can take months for them to accept each other and to like each other,” said spokeswoman Karen Hirsch.
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Foster coordinators at both shelters are currently in the process of hand-selecting 10 dogs each, however they have not yet finalized the selections .
The dogs will be picked up on Nov. 18, so some of the dogs they're looking at now, may be adopted by then. There should be a good mix of dogs in all shapes and sizes who will do great in homes, and who could use a break from the shelter.
LifeLine will provide the pet supplies, vet care and support - foster parents provide the love. Limited spots are available on a first-come, first serve basis.
To participate, go to the LifeLine website.
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