Most of these animals are unwanted and many end up in shelters. You can save a life by adopting a cat or dog from your local shelter.
With most family members gone during the work week for 8 hours or more, house training is certainly an important consideration.
you already know how big the animal is, what his temperament is, how active he is and if he has been trained.
They will try and make sure that you are choosing the pet that will make both family and animal happy with each other.
When you adopt from a shelter, you immediately have a devoted friend for life.
... and they may become inspired to visit a shelter.
as well as older animals. Whatever age you are looking for, you can find him or her at the shelter.
Experts say approximately 10-12% of animals in shelters are purebreds. So, if you have your heart set on a certain breed, try checking with your shelter. Most will keep you on a waiting list if they don't have what you're looking for.
Spaying/neutering helps to end the tremendous pet overpopulation problem, is healthier for your animal and saves you time and money.
Your new pet will love you regardless of all other outside factors. Where else can you find that kind of devotion?
The National Humane Education Society