Americans love to own pets and according to the Humane Society almost 40% of American households have a dog and 33% a cat. As an adoption counselor and a dog trainer I sometimes see the opposite ends of the family choosing a new companion animal for their family. On Thursday, May 26, 2016, five of the 250 dogs rescued from a dog meat farm in South Korea by Humane Society International (HSI) arrived at the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland (ARLGP).
I really wish I didn’t have to say this one, but anecdotal evidence suggests that I do. When you’re applying to adopt a rescue dog, please be honest on your application. Plus, the amount you pay helps keep the shelter running, so other pets and families can benefit from the shelter’s programs.
Just two weeks ago, the first of our five dogs was adopted into his new home. Few sites will allow you to adopt multiple pets. Old dogs are different, she said, and we just needed time to figure each other out. Pet adoption refers to the taking in of a former pet or stray animal.
Adoptapet dot com is a convergence of many free pet adoption agencies that provide shelter for homeless puppies, kittens, dogs and cats. By adopting a pet, you can ensure that the pet you choose is safe, while opening up a spot at the pet agency for another pet in need.
If the animal becomes available for adoption, we will notify ALL potential adopters on the wait list. The housebreaking factor mainly applies to dogs, as cats are usually trained by their mother on how to use the litter box. One must realize that most pets that can be found in an animal shelter may have suffered abuse and mishandle from their previous owners so you may need to know the possible history of the pet being considered.