Shelter Me is an uplifting film series that celebrates shelters pets and the people who help them. Shelter Me believes that change comes from inspiration, not desperation
They tell hopeful stories such as war veterans with PTSD that begin healing after being paired up with shelter dogs; inmates that learn new skills by training shelter dogs to become service animals; shelter dogs that become police K9s; stories about cat and rabbit adoptions; and the incredible work country music icon Emmylou Harris is doing to help homeless pets and at-risk youth in Nashville.
The films have been hosted by Jon Hamm, Kristen Bell, Edie Falco, Allison Janney, Jane Lynch and Katherine Heigl.
Bark Avenue Foundation is the official non-profit partner of this PBS series, Shelter Me. Bark Avenue Foundation partners with communities and with other nonprofit organizations, understanding that collaboration is critical to its success. Thanks to a generous grant from the Petco Foundation we are proud to be the fiscal sponsors of this program.