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Miranda Lambert & Tractor Supply donate over $250,000 to animal shelters


Miranda Lambert’s MuttNation Foundation and Tractor Supply Company teamed up to donate more than $250,000 to animal shelters across the United States.

Through MuttNation’s Mutts Across America program, the organizations issued a surprise $5,000 donation to one shelter or foster-based rescue in each state plus Washington, D.C., as well as a “Wildcard” pick. Since the initiative’s inception, MuttNation’s Mutts Across America has supported more than 400 shelters with over $1.5 million in grants. Tractor Supply first partnered with MuttNation for the initiative in 2021.

“With over 14,000 shelters and rescue groups in the US, and so many deserving of support, selecting just one in each state is always the biggest challenge,” said Bev Lambert, Miranda’s mother and co-founder of MuttNation, who conceived Mutts Across America eight years ago.

“Mutts Across America was MuttNation’s very first signature program. It lets us recognize the great work done by so many dedicated people helping shelter pets across the country,” added Miranda, the multiple GRAMMY, CMA, ACM artist and reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year. “We’re so proud to have Tractor Supply Company as our partner. Together we are accomplishing so much and, thanks to their incredibly generous support, we’re able to make a real difference for tens of thousands of animals.”

MuttNation conducts countless hours of research before selecting the winning nonprofits. Organizations do not apply to participate and receive no advance notice of the award.

The 2022 Mutts Across America grant recipients are:

  • Haven No Kill Animal Shelter- Alabama
  • Bethel Friends of Canines- Alaska
  • ArkanPaws Animal Rescue- Arkansas
  • Almost There- A Mom & Pups Rescue- Arizona
  • Rescue Ranch Adoption Ctr.- California
  • MAMACO Rescue- Moms& Mutts Core Rescue- Colorado
  • Looking Glass Animal Rescue- Connecticut
  • It Takes A Village Animal Rescue- Delaware
  • HALO No Kill Rescue Shelter- Florida
  • City Dogs & City Kitties- District of Columbia
  • Releash Atlanta- Georgia
  • KARES-Hohala Animal Relo/Educ. Services- Hawaii
  • PAWS of Teton Valley- Idaho
  • ARF-Animal Rescue Foundation- Illinois
  • Tails & Trails Rescue- Indiana
  • Forever Home Dog Rescue- Iowa
  • PALS (Proud Animal Lovers Shelter)- Kansas
  • KY Equine Adoption Center- Kentucky
  • Louisiana Baby Mommas- Louisiana
  • PPR- Passion for Pets Rescue- Maine
  • Rescue Angels of Southern Maryland- Maryland
  • Animal Rescue Front- Massachusetts
  • Last Day Dog Rescue- Michigan
  • Pet Haven- Minnesota
  • Tired Dog Rescue- Mississippi
  • Home 2 Home Canine Orphanage- Missouri
  • Beartooth Humane Alliance- Montana
  • Homeward Bound in the Heartland Animal Res.- Nebraska
  • Animal Rescue Relay- Nevada
  • Sato Heart Rescue- New Hampshire
  • Fur Friends in Need- New Jersey
  • Paws & Stripes- New Mexico
  • Almost Home Animal Rescue & Adoption- New York
  • Family Addition Dog Rescue- North Carolina
  • Souris Valley Animal Shelter- North Dakota
  • SAM- Save a Mom Pregnant Dog Rescue- Ohio
  • Animal Rescue League of Okemah-ARLO- Oklahoma
  • Dogs For Better Lives- Oregon
  • Lifesavers Animal Rescue- Pennsylvania
  • Almost Home Rescue- Rhode Island
  • Healing Species- South Carolina
  • Aberdeen Area Humane Society- South Dakota
  • Halfway Home Animal Rescue- Tennessee
  • Austin Humane Society- Texas
  • Ruff Patch Rescue- Utah
  • Potter’s Angels Rescue- Vermont
  • Their Voice Rescue- Virginia
  • Concern for Animals- Washington
  • Hampshire County Pet Adoption Program- West Virginia
  • Woof Gang Rescue- Wisconsin
  • Animal Adoption Center- Wyoming
  • 4 Corners Wolf Dog Rescue Sanctuary- WILDCARD (NM)

In addition to the Mutts Across America partnership, Tractor Supply is the exclusive retailer of MuttNation pet products and On The Farm pet food and treats. A percentage of all sales goes to the MuttNation Foundation to further support its mission to promote and facilitate the adoption of shelter pets.

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