Adopting a shelter animal in some areas of the U.S. today can entail a rigorous adoption process that includes intrusive, seemingly random and frequently impossible to achieve set of hurdles in which few people are deemed worthy enough to adopt.
The Animal Rescue League (ARL) of Boston plans to try to keep a roof over the heads of the Boston area’s animals, offering anyone now facing eviction due to Covid-related income loss the chance to temporarily put their furry friends up in a foster home.
Thankfully, the virus lock-down has not meant that animals needing homes are blocked from being placed with new loving families.
In order to feature shelter animals in the favorable light they need and deserve, Adobe Lightroom sponsored the Picture Me Adopted! campaign in which professional photographers caught the best sides of these adorable potential companions.
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