Today is National Rescue Dog Day

Posted at 8:34 AM, May 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-20 11:34:07-04

Today is National Rescue Dog Day.

There are millions of dogs looking for their forever homes right now in the U.S.

But adopting a new furry friend can provide benefits to their owners. Dogs offer protection, love and comfornt. Not to mention they can be trained to be service dogs or emotional support companions.

Studies that dogs can help relieve depression, anxiety and even PTSD.

Good Morning Las Vegas anchor Beth Fisher recently adopted two Saint Bernards after her dog Molly passed away.