Just like humans, pets can struggle with weight issues as well. Unfortunately, it has become increasingly more common for cats and dogs to be overweight
Jim Bob is a young, 1-year-old male shorthaired, domestic cat. He was fortunate enough to be rescued by the admirable staff at North Shore from previously unsuitable living conditions in West Virginia
Febo and Fido are just as adorable as their names. They are twin 7-month-old Shepherd/Corgi mixes. These two were fortunate enough to be rescued from the horrific Yulin Dog Festival
Just 5 months old, Beau is an adorable, male Great Dane/Shepherd mix. He was fortunate enough to be rescued by the staff at North Shore from his previously unsuitable living conditions in Georgia.
Coco is a friendly 7-year-old female, dilute Calico Domestic short-haired cat. Her fur coat features a beautiful array of soft colors
Hunter is an adorable, 8-½ year old Yellow Labrador mix. He was fortunate enough to have been rescued by the staff at North Shore from his previously unsuitable living conditions in Tennessee.
Star is a striking, 11-year-old, mid-sized Lab/Border Collie mix. She has a mainly black, soft coat of fur, with white markings around her chest, neck, paws and underbelly.
One festival that made huge news for all the wrong reasons was China's Yulin Dog Meat Trade festival that had quite a huge spotlight shown on it from all forms of media including Weekend Update on Saturday Night Live.