When it comes to searching for a furry friend to adopt, many folks look online to find their furever connection. A great photo is key; it will make someone stop mid-scroll and hopefully bring that pet one step closer to finding a loving home.
Brown had the idea for bow ties in 2017 after learning the devastating truth that so many animals were displaced during Hurricane Harvey in Texas as well as Hurricane Irma in Florida and Puerto Rico. They were
Knowing that something as simple as a bow tie has given an animal the chance at happiness is priceless. “The most rewarding part is when shelters reach out to me and let me know a dog that wore one of my bow ties has been adopted,” Brown tells My Modern Met. “It makes me feel good to know I played a part in helping them find a forever home.”
Brown is still sewing bow ties with intentions of building on his animal advocacy. “I plan to resume [my] Pawsome Mission in the summer of 2021,” he explains, “visiting different shelters, participating in adoption events, donating my bow ties to shelters, and spotlighting their adoptable dogs on social media.” Eventually, he’d like one of the pups featured on his social media to be his own. “In the future, I plan to adopt my own dog. Unfortunately, where I live they don’t allow pets. I plan to adopt a few dogs and be a foster parent for dogs.”
If you’d like to help Brown in his Pawesome Mission, he is now collecting donations on his
Sir Darius Brown is only 14 years old, but he has made a great impact on the lives of rescue animals thanks to his colorful bow ties.