Do you want to add to your family? Look no further than these Bolingbrook animal shelters for a pet available for adoption. Many shelters are still working to fulfill adoptions.
About 6.5 million pets are surrendered to animal pounds each year nationwide, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Of those, approximately 3.3 million are dogs and 3.2 million are cats. Shelters often look after other animals in search of a permanent home as well, including pigs, birds and even horses.
However, only around half of all shelter animals are adopted each year, ASPCA data