Shelter pets are going to get a lot of love at the Great American Pooch Smooch & Kitty Kiss even in St. Louis this year on February 10th! What a great way to show how many lovable pets are in animal shelters. is hosting the event in conjunction with Stray Rescue of St. Louis and Five Acres Animal Shelter. Celebrity athletes David Backes and Barret Jackman of the St. Louis Blues, their wives Kelly Backes and Jenny Jackman, Mayor Francis Slay, and other notables, along with representatives, will be making sure every single adoptable pet in two shelters is kissed in a marathon display of interspecies affection.

Not in St. Louis? You can join the online Great American Pooch Smooch & Kitty Kiss no matter where you are! You can read about the February 10th through 14th social media event here.

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