The numbers are an estimate. I literally can't provide the facts, because the U.S. doesn't keep track of this, but here are the numbers according to the Humane Society:
Friday, August 22, 2014
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Monday, August 18, 2014
I had my reservations about the concept: a day when all the shelters waived the cost of adopting pets entirely, although they still did screening to determine if the candidates were ready, willing, and able to care for a dog.