Pet Rescue & Adoption
Pet rescue organizations can take many forms. The most
familiar is probably the Humane Society or SPCA, although
other organizations exist as well. One example is an
organization that's committed to spay/neuter programs
in an effort to reduce the pet overpopulation problem.
Pet rescue organizations typically foster or otherwise
hold homeless, unwanted & abandoned pets and attempt to find
find them permanent new homes.
Pet rescue organizations work to match the pets in their
care with suitable, loving homes. Pet adoption can be
a tough job and there is a misperception that pets that
end up in rescue have "something wrong with them." They
could have arrived at the rescue for any number of
reasons, usually at no fault of their own! These
pets have much love to offer and deserve another
chance at a happy life.
Don't forget to consider adult animals too. Puppies
require a great deal of time, training, and patience,
whereas an adult dog -- and even senior dogs -- may
already be housetrained and know some commands. Pets
are capable of bonding with new people regardless of
The staff at the humane society, SPCA, or
rescue organization can assist you with determining
what kind of pet best fits your lifestyle, and will
advise you on any information they have about the
Please consider adopting a rescued pet. You'll
save a life and gain a wonderful friend!
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