Small Paws shares the love by cutting dog adoption fees in half

The recession saw many losing their homes and wondering where -- or if -- they'd get their next meal. And we're not just talking about people.

Shelters and rescue organizations continue to see an increase, some as much as 10%, of homeless dogs file into their doors. Many have been surrendered by their human families who can no longer afford to care for them.

In the hopes of placing some of these furries in "forever homes," some clever groups are looking to Black Friday's example of deals and "deep discounts."