Heather Murphy was on a mission. She went to the New Hampshire SPCA four and a half hours before the sun came up. It was worth the early arrival because within minutes she found everything she was looking for.
"It's exciting like having a new baby," she said.
The shelter started the day filled with 140 animals in need of a home, including rats, rabbits and pigs.
Kittens and puppies are always a fan favorite, meaning that sadly, the older animals tend be overlooked.
If you have room in your home and a place in your heart, adopting a pet will change your life and theirs.