$100,000 in grants has been awarded to help shelter and rescue dogs across Canada, including within Stratford-Perth.
The PEDIGREE Foundation announced its expansion of programs to launch the inaugural Canadian Grant Program to fight pet homelessness in Canada.
Eight Canadian shelter and rescues were among the recipients which included the Humane Society of Stratford-Perth and Kitchener-Waterloo.
The grant money will go towards supporting shelters and developing programs.
CEO of the Humane Society, Kathrin Delutis says the grant will greatly impact the lifesaving efforts of their transfer program and allow more dogs to find loving homes.