LovePet App

#LovePet

Why we created LovePet

The issue we are working to address is the overpopulation of homeless animals in shelters. One of the root causes is pet owners are not prepared for the responsibility of having a pet, or not aware of the resources available that could help them, so they give them to the shelters.

To address this, we have created an app called LovePet to help educate and support future pet owners. By creating that educates pet owners that connects them with local resources, we will prevent overpopulation of homeless animals by ensuring we give our animals a permanent home and proper care for their entire life. Our app will provide features such as schedules for local pet ownership classes, notifications to remind you when to feed your pet, foster pet profiles, links to helpful pet care websites, and much more.

Statistics

  1. The ASPCA states that approximately 6.5 million animals enter shelters nationwide every year, and one of the leading causes are owners surrendering them because they don’t want them anymore.

  2. Each year, 1.5 million animals are euthanized because animal shelters are too crowded and cannot hold them anymore

  3. Only 1 out of every 10 dogs born will find a permanent home.

Take Action

Our hope is by creating the App, LovePet, we can assist and encourage people who are interested in becoming a pet owner by revealing what help their community has to offer. Become part of the change and download our app!

What We Learned

  • Kaylee: "I learned more about what advocate means. It means to make a difference."

  • Molly: "I learned that each year 1.5 million animals are euthanized."

  • Mckenzie: "I learned what advocacy means to be a good citizen, and learned all about homeless animals."

  • Cecilia: "I learned what advocate means it means to be a good citizen."

  • Thomas: "I learned that our community is very important also I learned that kids ages 8-18 are on the internet 44 hours each week."

  • Steven: "I learned about politics."

  • Miles: "I learned to be a good citizen in iEngage and solve problems in life."

  • Lydia: "I have learned that being a good advocate could help you in helping your community. And helping your community makes you happy."

  • Aaron: "I learned that Texas has the most animal euthanasia in the country."

  • Boaz: "I learned that there are approximately 6.5 million animals enter shelters nationwide."

About Us

We chose this issue because there are so many homeless animals and they are having to suffer because people don’t know how to take care of them aren't aware of the resources in their communities available to help them.


Fun Fact about our group: We all love animals