It's National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- If you're looking for a new, furry friend, the Humane Society of the United States is highlighting some adoptable pets in honor of National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day, which is on April 30.

The day was created as a way to raise awareness for pets that need a forever home.

VIDEO: Spotify is helping shelter dogs find new homes based on owners taste in music

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Spotify has created a partnership with a shelter in Germany to help connect owners and dogs on the basis of musical taste.

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says more than 3 million shelter animals are adopted each year.

ABC7 News features a Perfect Pet every week, highlighting available animals at Bay Area shelters.

VIDEO: Meet this week's Perfect Pet
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Each week's Perfect Pet features an animal from a Bay Area shelter, Humane Society or SPCA that's looking for a home.

Click here for more videos and stories about pet adoption.
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