Nashville recently went to the dogs for a great reason, country music star Miranda Lambert‘s MuttNation Foundation adoption drive during the CMA Music Festival was a massive his and found a whopping sixty dogs new forever homes!
The big-hearted Texan kicked off CMA Fest with her first-ever MuttNation March on June 8th.
Miranda with more than 1000 fellow animal lovers, including Nashville Mayor Megan Barry, created a sea of pink as they, along with approximately 120 dogs marched from Nissan Stadium over the Nashville Pedestrian Bridge, and ended at Chevrolet Walk of Fame Park, where Lambert was joined onstage by Storme Warren, host of SiriusXM’s “The Highway.”
What an amazing day! Thanks so much to everyone for marching with us! It was our first year to do this and almost 1000 people came out to support this cause. @muttnationfoundation is my heart and soul and the fact that we can celebrate mutts and music in the same week is special. Raising awareness for shelter pets and adoptions is our mission and I'd say we accomplished that today in a big way. Don't forget, love a shelter pet! 💗🐶👏 #i❤️nashville #me&mamamarchin' #bevlambertonthefrontline #mutts
The MuttNation Foundation Adoption Drive at CMA Fan Fair X featured 60 dogs, of which 30 of them walked in the march. Besides the rescue pups, the offerings included the popular “Puppy Corral” where prospective owners could play with the dogs, a photo booth and of course the MuttNation mobile unit. The adoption drive matched the perfect shelter pups to new families in 21 states as well as Canada. The motto ‘adopt, don’t shop’ was in full force this week!
“I am so grateful that all these amazing dogs found their forever homes” said Lambert. “Marching with so many amazing fans and fellow animal lovers was really a highlight of CMA Fest for me.”
I'm still am so thankful that so many people came out to support shelter pets at the #MuttNationMarch. We turned Nashville pink! Some of you have asked how to help, even if you're not in Nashville. When you donate at the link in my bio you could win a trip to hang out & fix up an animal shelter with me. #loveashelterpet
For fans who couldn’t be in Nashville for the activities, there is still a way to participate and help out rescue dogs. Through June 19th, folks can visit MuttNationFoundation.com and enter in the ‘MuttNation Shelter Day Sweepstakes’ for a chance to win working with Miranda Lambert making over an animal shelter in need. Fans are rewarded at higher donation levels with a handful of unique incentives including exclusive merchandise, meet & greets, and more.
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