Did you know...


The most popular name for dogs, according to one survey, is Max, and other popular names are Molly, Sam, Zach and Maggie.

That 62% of US households have a pet, which means there are about 72.9 million homes with a loving creature. Forty five percent of dogs sleep in their owner’s bed (probably most hog the covers as well, but no statistics there).

Some amazing facts about dogs and cats include…

While there are around 74 million dogs in the US, there are 88 million cats.

Dogs’ sense of smell is between 10,000 and 100,000 more acute than humans.

And did you know that Shakespeare Animal Fund is helping an animal survive each and every day. Here’s an example of a recent email we received asking for help:

I have no family. Summer (the Cavalier) is my only family. I live on $786 a month, Social Security, and I am able to survive with food stamps and Medicaid for myself. Susanna B.

We offered help to Susanna and hundreds of others who need help. You can help in a variety of ways:

Send in your great animal stories; they may be published here!

Simple Monthly Donations

You can make simple & secure monthly donations using PayPal. Just click the yellow Donate button below, type in the amount you'd like to donate, and check off the Monthly Donation box.


Donate on a monthly basis, anywhere from $5 - $500 and anywhere inbetween. Over the course of a year $5 per month gets one suffereing animal to the vet, that's fantastic for only $5 a month!


Want to make a one-time donation? Click the button below, type in the amount you'd like to donate and leave the Monthly Donation box unmarked.


Or you can make a check out
to the Shakespeare Animal Fund

Send it to:

Shakespeare Animal Fund 
P.O. Box 8201 Reno, NV 89507

Celebrating 15 Years!

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Please help us celebrate Shakespeare Animal Fund's 15th Anniversary by giving $15 and asking your friends to do the same.

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recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization


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"No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you rich." ~Louis Sabin