NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Pet lifestyle export and author Colleen Paige started National Dog Day in 2014 to encourage dog ownership for all breeds. Each year, the National Dog Day Foundation sets a goal of rescuing 10,000, according to CNN.
If you don’t have a dog to celebrate with today, you might consider checking out one of the animal rescues here in Middle Tennessee.
- Metro Animal Care and Control is open seven days-a-week for adoptions.The shelter is located at 5125 Harding Place.
- Pittie and Pink
- Nashville Humane Association
- Rutherford County PAWS
- Proverbs 12:10 Animal Rescue
- New Leash on Life
- Agape Animal Rescue
- A Place to Bark
- Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary
- Clover for Rover Animal Sanctuary and Rescue