Iams promotion placed over 1 million pets

For the past ten years, the Iams Home 4 The Holidays campaign has run an annual promotion to place adoptable pets with new families. We recevied word today that they have surpassed the one million adoption mark for this season! The graphic below illustrates an updated count of adoptions via IH4TH.  Their goal is to place 1.5 million pets in homes this season so they still need help.  If you cannot adopt, you can support through volunteering or donating – info found at the Iams Home 4 The Holidays website.


  • As many as 8 million animals are homeless in the U.S.
  • Nearly 4 million orphaned dogs and cats will be euthanized this year due to shelter over-crowding and lack of awareness about the importance of pet adoption.
  • More than 25 percent of all dogs in shelters are purebreds.
  • IH4TH helped 1,202,751 pets find homes last year alone.
  • In Oct. 2008 Hilary Swank adopted Rumi through IH4TH at a Los Angeles shelter.
  • Over the past decade more than 3 million pets –1,638,515 dogs, 1,505,690 cats and 134,062 “other” animals – have been adopted through IH4TH.
  • January 5, 2010 • Tags: , • Posted in: dog adoption, general info

    One Response to “Iams promotion placed over 1 million pets”

    1. Black Russian Terrier Puppy - January 6th, 2010

      Congratulation for the Iams Home 4 The Holidays campaign! I think adopting a dog is a very nice way to show our gratitude for the joy these amazing animals can give us. Keep up the good work!

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