Getting a pet for the home is a great move particularly for families that love animals. It is also an opportunity for parents to teach kids responsibility in caring for pets.
Buying a dog or cat from the pet shop is a common option. However, you might also consider adopting a pet from a shelter that keeps homeless animals.
Families that get a pet from the shelter are helping a major cause which is to reduce the number of unwanted animals. Doing this means you are saving a life.
If adopting a pet is your preference, there are some things you need to know first foremost of which is where to find pets up for adoption. Many charities are involved in rescuing unwanted, neglected and abused pets. There are also special interest groups and organizations that rescue and rehome specific breeds of pets. As such, you have to do a little research on these groups in your locality.
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Originally posted on February 23, 2013 @ 3:30 am