New online service focuses on REhoming

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At four months young, the Fido Love website already gathers upwards of 1,000 daily visitors.  Based in Bend, OR, Fido Love matches dogs being re-homed with those ready to adopt a new best friend.  Fido Love co-founder Reese Mercer says they hope to reduce the number of pets going into shelters.  “We’re hoping this resource will empower people facing a tough situation to consider this option, making the shelter a last resort.”  Several dogs have already found new homes through Fido Love, and the site is gathering interest in Washington and Northern California.  Mercer says people appreciate being a part of the re-homing process.  “They can interview new families and check on references instead of dropping their dog off at the back of a shelter not knowing what will become of him or her.”  Learn more at FidoLove.com.