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It’s the holidays! The time of year for families to gather together to celebrate traditions, share old memories, and make new ones. This year, as you surround yourself with family and friends, both two-legged and four-legged alike, remember there are millions of dogs in shelters, patiently waiting for a family of their own.
For some, this won’t be their first, second, or even their third Christmas behind bars.
It’s our Christmas wish that every dog in rescue would find a home for the holidays, so we’ve selected 12 special dogs from around the country that have been overlooked time and time again. Some are senior dogs, some have special needs, and some are passed over for reasons we simply can’t understand – but, they all deserve to spend the holidays with a family of their own.
We’re calling this the 12 Dogs of Christmas. The Dogington Post along with our friends at Wellness Natural Pet Food have joined forces to introduce you to 12 needy dogs in hopes that they’ll finally get noticed…and maybe get a home for the holidays!
Meet Baby Yoda!
Dog’s Name: Baby Yoda
Name of Shelter: Best Friends in Utah
Age: 5 years
How long at shelter: Baby Yoda just arrived at Best Friends after being transferred from the Weber County Animal Shelter, but with a personality like his and those amazing Baby Yoda eyes and ears, he won’t be here long!
Type/Size/Sex: Chihuahua / Dacschund Mix
Likes: Playing, treats of all kinds and chilling with people in a couch.
Baby Yoda’s Perfect Family: Baby Yoda would fit in with any family. He is a great dog. He does well with other dogs and all people he meets, too!
Does Baby Yoda seem like the perfect fit? Here’s how to begin the adoption process: Visit Best Friends in Utah to meet him ( 2005 S. 1100 East, Salt Lake City, Utah) and an adoptions specialist will be happy to introduce you. You can also reach out via email at [email protected].
Link to his bio: utah.bestfriends.org/get-involved/adopt/pet/15211875
Will Baby Yoda finally find his forever with you?
The ’12 Dogs of Christmas’ is proudly sponsored by Wellness.
The Wellness Foundation was started to make the world a better place for all pets.
A big part of that involves a partnership with Best Friends Animal Society, a leading animal welfare organization dedicated to ending the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters.
As the Official Pet Food Partner of Best Friends, Wellness is proud to provide natural pet food for the animals they rescue, so they have access to the healthiest nutrition possible.
We are also committed to helping the pets at Best Friends find forever homes. And when they do, we want their first meal to be from us, so we send their new families home with free Wellness pet food. Because pets deserve nothing less than the most nutrient-dense goodness in every bowl, starting with the first one.
Plus, if you adopt one of our “12 Dogs of Christmas,” they’ll send a PAWsome gift basket filled with Wellness Natural food and treats for your newest furry family member, too!