Staff Autoblog love pets. In actual fact, as quickly as we noticed this press launch, we turned our inside Slack dialog right into a digital canine park, sharing the most recent photographs we have taken with our personal furry associates. So when Subaru pronounces that it helped discover houses for greater than 36,000 shelter pets throughout its most up-to-date Subaru Loves Pets month in October 2021, we’re honor certain to report it. Good on you, Subaru of America.
That is the second yr of the automaker’s now-annual Subaru Loves Pets month, and in whole, it has helped rehome practically 60,000 animals. However Subaru truly has an extended and profitable historical past with shelter animals; over time, the automaker says it “has supported the rescue and adoption of practically 350,000 animals nationwide.”
“We thank our Subaru retailers, companion shelters and all those that adopted a brand new pet this yr for displaying like to animals in want,” Alan Bethke, senior vp of selling for Subaru of America, mentioned in a press release.
Final yr, Subaru targeted particularly on what it calls “hard-to-adopt shelter canines – together with canines with particular wants, particularly senior canines, amputees, visually and hearing-impaired canines, and canines with congenital disabilities and bodily challenges.”
To additional facilitate its pet-friendly nature, Subaru says greater than 600 of its retailers held in-person or digital adoption occasions in October final yr. In whole, Subaru retailers additional donated practically $1.64 million to native animal shelters of their communities.