Inspiring Poem about Shelter Pets from “Shelter Me”

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Shelter Me is an inspiring TV series that celebrates shelter pets with positive and uplifting stories.

“Let’s Go Home,” a poem written and performed by Steve Connell for Episode 3, reminds us all about the amazing pets in our shelters that are waiting for loving homes.

Halo, Purely for Pets, Ellen DeGeneres’ natural pet food company, is the proud sponsor of every episode of Shelter Me.

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For over 25 years, Halo, Purely for Pets® has created holistic pet products of uncompromising quality. Halo believes nutrition is the single most important factor in the quality of a pet’s life. Ellen DeGeneres — a long time Halo customer — became part-owner in 2008. In 2010, Halo donated 1 million meals to shelter pets for the U.S. Postal Service Adopt a Shelter Pet Stamp Program. Halo now donates over 1.5 million meals to shelter pets annually in partnership with, and sponsors the acclaimed PBS series “Shelter Me.” Halo’s natural dog food, natural cat food, treats, supplements and grooming products are available at Petco, Whole Foods Market, and other fine pet specialty and natural food stores. Learn more at

Shelter Me is produced and directed by Steven Latham.

Equal parts actor, comic, poet, and motivator, Steve Connell is a transformative and sought after entertainer who has performed for President Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Maya Angelou, Norman Lear and others. He has created customized work for companies like Sony/Universal, Pioneer, Farmers and TEDMED. His performances have been seen on stage, film and tv – from Sundance to the Whitehouse, from the Kennedy Center to the Public Theater, on ABC, HBO, MTV, PBS and more. His newest major work, Transit Space, created with Diavolo Dance, is currently touring the world and he is working on a new solo show. You can find out more at