Subaru #MakeADogDay adopts underdogs on 10/22 with donations to ASPCA

Subaru of America, Inc. today announced the launch of its Subaru Loves Pets Initiative, the automaker’s annual national campaign to support pets in need each October. At 22 october, Subaru to Celebrate Third Annual National Make A Dog Day, dedicated to making all dogs feel loved and cared for, including dogs with special needs

As an automaker with a long history of helping pets, Subaru once again shines the spotlight on hard-to-adopt shelter dogs – the older, deaf, blind and “different” dogs who are affectionately referred to as the “Underdogs” –to help them find loving homes. Subaru also invites dog owners to do something special for their beloved dog on 22 october and share their happy dog ​​on social media using #MakeADogsDay.

“Pets add so much joy to our lives, and in October, Subaru dedicates the month to returning that love to our furry friends back home, as well as sheltering the pets in need of a home. magnet “, said Alan bethke, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Subaru of America, Inc. “We encourage anyone looking to welcome a pet into their family to consider adopting an ‘underdog’ this month. And if you can’t adopt right now, we invite you to donate to a local shelter or do something special for a dog in your life.

To support efforts to help all shelter animals find loving homes, more than 600 Subaru retailers will be hosting in-person or virtual adoption events throughout October. As part of these events, participating Subaru retailers will donate $ 100 to partner shelters for every animal adopted at these events. * In 2020, the national Subaru Loves Pets initiative resulted in 22,961 animal adoptions, with 16% of reported adoptions classified as dogs with special needs. Subaru also donates $ 10 to ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) for each genuine pet-friendly Subaru accessory purchased from a retailer’s Subaru online parts website ** throughout the month of October. These accessories include items such as pet harnesses, travel bowls, padded cargo liners, and seat protectors.

Additionally, Subaru is launching a Subaru Loves Pets and National Make A Dog’s Day ad campaign and will run dog-centric ads throughout October on broadcast and digital platforms. The automaker’s creation will feature the “Underdogs,” highlighting the quirks that make these dogs special. The mix of: 30 and: 15 spots will air on national television and will be seen on programs such as TODAY Show, Good Morning America, Blacklist and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and on networks such as ABC, CBS, NBC , Animal Planet and Discovery. The “Underdogs” spots will also be featured on streaming and digital platforms, including Hulu, Discovery + and Buzzfeed.

In September, Subaru received the ASPCA Corporate Compassion Award in honor of the automaker’s dedication to animal welfare. Through the Subaru Loves Pets initiative, Subaru is proud to have supported the rescue and adoption of over 250,000 animals nationwide. And as the ASPCA’s largest corporate donor, Subaru has donated over $ 30 million to this day to support the organization’s rescue work.

For more information on Subaru Loves Pets, please visit www.subaru.com/pets and follow #Subaru loves animals and #MakeADogsDay.

* Disclaimer: Subaru retailers will donate $ 100 for each adoption of a dog or cat at partner shelters from October 1, 2021 to October 31, 2021, up to $ 3,100 in total.

** Warning: Maximum donation of $ 10,000. Applies to orders placed after 12:01 am ET Friday, October 1, 2021 until 11:59 p.m. ET Sunday 31 October 2021.

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