Miranda Lambert donated $20,000 to animal shelters for Valentine’s Day

There’s no denying that country star Miranda Lambert is an animal lover. She started her own foundation in 2009 to help find loving families for homeless dogs. And she’s been known to make big donations to small animal shelters.

In 2022, as the Academy of Country Music nominated Lambert for Entertainer of the Year, she again donated $20,000 to shelters in honor of Valentine’s Day.

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According to Lambert’s MuttNation Foundation, she started volunteering at animal shelters when she was a teenager and “her love for animals has always been a big part of who she is.”

As such, she has her own collection of rescue animals. She also encourages her fans and others to adopt and donate their time to shelters.

Speak website, “To help shine the spotlight on rescue animals and shelters, Miranda and her mother Bev Lambert founded the MuttNation Foundation in 2009 to ensure that as many dogs as possible would have a safe and happy place to call home. them.”

Their stated mission is “to promote and facilitate the adoption of shelter pets, to encourage neutering and neutering for all pets, and to educate the public about the importance and beneficial impact of these shares”.

The 2022 donations from Miranda Lambert’s animal shelter

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In honor of Valentine’s Day in 2022, Lambert shared $20,000 among 20 small animal shelters. She saw the holidays as “one more chance to show how special they all are to [her].”

“Shelter pets — especially the hardest-to-adopt ones — and the people who care for them have always had my heart,” Lambert said per Fox 17 Nashville, who published a list of recipients of “gifts of love”.

Miranda Lambert said animals have always been a part of her life

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Lambert said Modern Dog Magazine, “Like music, animals have always been part of my life.”

“We have never been without pets,” she continued. “I can’t imagine how it would be.”

The country star detailed putting together a small group of dogs, starting with a Chihuahua/Pug mix named Delta. “She had been living at the Sonic Drive-In for about a week. I took her home and she was in bad shape and took care of her,” she said. “She found herself backstage at the show in Vegas and seemed in her element right away.”

Cher, a Chihuahua, came home from a shelter with Lambert when she went with a friend to adopt a new companion for them, not her. But she knew when she saw it that they were meant to be.

Delilah, a terrier mix, was Lambert’s very first “adopted”. And she listed two golden retrievers, Jessie and Waylon. In fact, she might have around eight dogs based on a 2018 Twitter Publish.

The photo shows five adorable dogs and comes with a note saying there were three more. “I also have a flock of chickens, two pot-bellied pigs, three mini-horses, three horses and three cats,” Lambert told Modern Dog.

“Each animal has a special place in my heart. Especially my dogs – some of them come with me everywhere,” she explained. “They are like my children, with their own unique personalities.”

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