Top 10 Reasons You Should Consider Adopting an Animal From a Shelter

 by Linnea

March 21, 2023

Suppose the tail wagging and soft purring are not enough for you. Here are the top 10 reasons why you should adopt from an animal shelter.

You’ll be getting an animal well cared for.

Animal shelters are full of happy and healthy pets waiting on someone to come and take them home. From vaccination to training, shelter animals get adequate care from experienced and trained professionals.

When you adopt a shelter animal, you save a deserving animal by allowing them to be part of a family again

You’ll be saving a pet’s life.

You’ll be getting a trained animal.

Most shelter animals will already be housetrained and will be able to recognize simple commands and house manners. This means you’ll be getting a leg ahead in the training department if you decide to adopt from an animal shelter or rescue program.

You’ll be putting up a fight against pet mass breeding.

Breeding facilities repeatedly impregnate female animals that they keep for their entire lives in caged captivity without any real companionship.

You’ll be supporting a valuable charity or non-profit organization.

You won’t be paying exorbitant sums for a shelter animal.

You’ll have a variety of options to choose from.

You’ll know exactly what you are getting.

You’ll be offering a second chance to a deserving animal.

You’ll be saving more than one life.

When you adopt a pet from a shelter, you’re saving two lives; the life of that animal and also the life of the other animal you just vacated space for

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