By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – It’s been a great year for Animal Friends connecting families and people with their newest furry family member.

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On Tuesday, the shelter celebrated its 1,000th adoption in 2021.

Bali, a dog adopted by a family of four, was the shelter’s 1,000th adoption.

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“Thank you to everyone who has opened their hearts and homes to our residents,” the shelter said on its Facebook page.

Congratulations to Animal Friends and here’s to 1,000 more.

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If you want to help Animal Friends or find a new furry member for your family, check out their website at this link.