Each year, more than 1.5 million shelter animals are euthanised. In fact, 3 in 4 households prefer to buy a pet instead of adopting one. Shelter animals still face a lot of prejudice from society—and are frequently perceived as “damaged”, “second-grade” or simply “imperfect”. But behind every shelter animal lies a courageous and resilient soul that is just as admirable and deserving of love as any being. Watch how these individuals kickstart the conversation in combating the stigma against shelter animals by lending a voice to tell their stories.