Documentary raises money for Idaho pet shelters

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) - A local group is looking to raise awareness and funds to help our four legged friends.

This Sunday is the Idaho premier of "Shelter Me." The family friendly movie is about shelter dogs and cats and their journey to finding a new home.

"It kind of inspires you to re think the whole shelter adoption process and give your attention and time to your community shelters," said Boise Bully Breed Rescue Volunteer Jessica Bennett.

Proceeds from the movie will benefit shelter dogs right here in Idaho including the Boise Bully Breed Rescue.

The organization brought two pitbull puppies to the KBOI 2 studios that are looking for homes.

"They are in foster so they get the benefit of a home environment and they have great foster parents that are doing training and helping them have manners and house breaking. So they are getting raised right and they are going to be ready for just about any home that can give them a good life," Bennett said.

Even if you can't adopt a shelter pet right now, there are other ways to help.

"Maybe you can lend a little time and go walk them, or donate a bag of food or money if you have it to spare, they need all of it so anything you can do is super," Bennett said.

Shelter Me will play at the Flicks on Sunday at 1 p.m. Tickets are $10 and there will also be a panel discussion.