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Things to Consider When Adopting a Pet

Discussion in 'Dog Rescue and Adoption' started by globalpetvillage, Jul 22, 2009.


  1. globalpetvillage

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    Adopting a pet is definitely a good idea, but there are many things to consider when adopting a pet from adoption shelters or rescue agencies. While there are many benefits of adoption, there are some downsides as well that need to be evaluated to determine if this is the right choice for you.

    Probably one of the most important things to consider when adopting a pet from a rescue shelter or adoption agency, is the history of the pet. There are plenty of wonderful and loving pets in adoption shelters simply because their previous owners could no longer care for them, or wanted them. However, some of these pets are in shelters because of health problems, behavioral issues, or rescued from abusive situations.

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