At this second, numerous animal shelters are stuffed with canines, cats, and different pets hoping to search out their ceaseless dwelling. And with Nationwide Undertake a Shelter Pet Day touchdown on April 30, animal lovers like Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt are reminding folks of the wonderful prospects that come while you rescue a pet from a shelter.

“I feel the largest false impression is that rescue animals are broken past restore and they’re in shelters for an excellent motive,” Katherine, who’s expecting her second child with Chris Pratt, solely shared with E! Information. “There are such a lot of animals which are in shelters merely due to unhealthy luck or irresponsible pet homeowners, and so many of those animals, when given a second probability and the right love and a spotlight, turn out to be stunning additions to households.”

In honor of Nationwide Pet Month this Could, Katherine is teaming up with Bounty and the Best Friends Animal Society to shock new pet homeowners by protecting their animal adoption charges.

Katherine, who rescued her canine Maverick from the streets of Santa Monica, Calif., hopes this chance permits households to think about serving an animal in want.