Best Friends Animal Society to be featured on The Bachelor

Best Friends Animal Society to be featured on The Bachelor
January 7, 2014 by Modern Pets

BEST FRIENDS ANIMAL SOCIETY TO BE FEATURED IN UPCOMING EPISODE OF ABC’s HIT ROMANCE REALITY SERIES THE BACHELOR

Best Friends Animal Society will be featured in a group date on an upcoming episode of The Bachelor. The episode will feature a special group date to showcase adoptable dogs from Best Friends Animal Society’s Los Angeles Pet Adoption Center, as well as from four of Best Friends’ NKLA (No-Kill Los Angeles) coalition partners: Pug Nation Rescue of Los Angeles, Boston Buddies, National Brittany Rescue & Adoption Network, and Border Collies in Need. The newest Bachelor, Juan Pablo Galavis and several of the bachelorettes will model with pets in need of a home, encouraging viewers to adopt animals form their local shelters. The episode is scheduled to air Monday, January 13, 2014, at 8/7c on ABC.

Just as Juan Pablo and the Bachelorettes are searching for true love, so were the dogs featured on the upcoming episode. So far, nine of the eleven dogs featured are already living happily ever after in their new forever homes. The two remaining dogs available for adoption are currently living in foster homes and are hoping to meet that special someone to spend the rest of their lives with.

When Juan Pablo Galavis, a former professional soccer player from Venezuela, stepped out of the limo last season to meet Bachelorette Desiree Hartsock, he also stepped into the hearts of female fans across the country, women who were taken with his sincerity, easy-going charm and good looks. The dashing single dad, very devoted to his young daughter, Camila, was ready to find love. Despite failing to win Desiree’s heart, Juan Pablo became one of the most talked-about men of the season; now, he is back with his own chance to find the love of his life and a wife — as well as a stepmother to his daughter — from among 27 beautiful bachelorettes. Follow Juan Pablo’s search for his soul mate in the 18th edition of The Bachelor Mondays (8:00–10:01 p.m., ET) on ABC.

About Best Friends Animal Society

Best Friends Animal Society is the only national animal welfare organization focused exclusively on ending the killing of dogs and cats in America's shelters.  An authority and leader in the no-kill movement since its founding in 1984, Best Friends runs the nation's largest no-kill sanctuary for abused and abandoned companion animals, along with life-saving programs in partnership with rescue groups and shelters across the country. Since its founding, Best Friends, along with other animal welfare groups, has helped reduce the number of animals killed in shelters from 17 million per year to 4 million. Best Friends has the knowledge, technical expertise and on-the-ground network to end the killing and Save Them All™.

Best Friends Animal Society Los Angeles works collaboratively with local animal rescue groups, city shelters and passionate individuals who are all dedicated to making Los Angeles a no-kill city. As part of this mission, Best Friends hosts adoption and fundraising events, runs the Best Friends Pet Adoption & Spay Neuter Center in Mission Hills, Calif., and leads the NKLA (No-Kill Los Angeles) initiative. The NKLA initiative is comprised of more than 70 Los Angeles-area animal welfare and rescue groups working together to make L.A. a no-kill city by 2017. The NKLA Pet Adoption Center opened in August of 2013.

To learn more about Best Friends Animal Society go to bestfriends.org

ABOUT THE BACHELOR
On ABC’s hit primetime reality series The Bachelor, one lucky man is offered the chance to find true love. A single and eligible Bachelor embarks on a romantic journey, getting to know a number of beautiful women, gradually narrowing the field as he continues his search for his soul mate. At the end of this romantic voyage, if he has found the one, will there be a proposal — and will she say yes? Hosted by Chris Harrison, The Bachelor is produced by Next Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television.

The 18th season of The Bachelor airs Mondays 8/7c on ABC. For more information on The Bachelor, visit abc.go.com/shows/the-bachelor.
 

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