Britt Robertson, Star of the Netflix Series GIRLBOSS, Says Every Dog Deserves a Home

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Actor Britt Robertson Joins Best Friends Animal Society’s “I Saved My Best Friend” Campaign

Britt Robertson

It breaks my heart to think that there are unwanted dogs in the world. Please adopt from a shelter or rescue. By working together we can save them all.

Britt Robertson, star of the highly anticipated comedy series Girlboss, which launches on Netflix Friday, April 21, knows every dog deserves the chance to find his or her own humans and reason for being.

Girlboss is inspired by the New York Times best-selling book #Girlboss by Sophia Amoruso, founder of the fashion brand Nasty Gal. The series centers on Amoruso (Robertson), who began selling vintage clothes on eBay and, by the age of 27, had built the multi-million dollar fashion empire, Robertson was most recently seen in Mr. Church, opposite Eddie Murphy, and in The Space Between Us. Additional credits include Garry Marshall’s Mother’s Day, Nicholas Sparks’ The Longest Ride and in Tomorrowland, opposite George Clooney.  Many know her from the CBS show, Under the Dome and her two CW series, The Secret Circle and Life Unexpected.

Robertson shares her life with two former stray dogs who go to work with her every day. “Buddy and Clyde are my most loyal companions,” she said. “They are also each other’s best friend. I couldn't imagine my life without them. It breaks my heart to think that there are unwanted dogs in the world. Please adopt from a shelter or rescue. By working together, we can save them all.”

According to national statistics, each day nearly 5,500 dogs and cats die in the nation’s shelters. Best Friends has brought increased awareness to how people can get involved in the solution by adopting, spaying/neutering their pets, donating, volunteering and sharing this message with their friends.

Robertson joins  Danny Trejo, Carrie Ann Inaba, Denise Richards  ,Nils Lofgren , Josef Newgarden ,Amanda Seyfried, Cecily Strong Maggie Q, Elisabeth Rohm, Lisa Edelstein , Tricia Helfer, Emmy Rossum, Michelle Beadle, Jack and Suzy Welch, Mike Rowe ‎, Allison Janney, Whitney Cummings, Christopher Walken and Bob Odenkirk among other luminaries ‎participating in Best Friends’ photo campaign featuring celebrities posed with their personal rescued dogs and/or cats in support of the  Save Them All ‎call to action.

About Best Friends Animal Society®

Best Friends Animal Society is the only national animal welfare organization dedicated to ending the killing of dogs and cats in America's shelters. A leader in the no-kill movement, Best Friends runs the nation's largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals, as well as lifesaving programs in partnership with rescue groups and shelters across the country. Founded in 1984, Best Friends has helped reduce the number of animals killed in shelters nationwide from 17 million per year to about two million. By continuing to build effective initiatives that reduce the number of animals entering shelters and increase the number who find homes, Best Friends and its nationwide network of members and partners are working to Save Them All®.

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