Do you get USA Today? If so, you might have seen our half-page ad in the Life section yesterday.

The ad brings attention to National Animal Shelter (and Rescue) Appreciation Week–that’s this week–and encourages readers to say “thank you” to their local shelters. Click on the image to view a larger version.

As we enumerated on Monday, there are many ways you can help your local shelter. Read the blog to learn more.