If the time has come in your home to add a pet to your family, here are a few of the pros and cons regarding rescue pets. These otherwise wonderful dogs may be dumped at a shelter or abandoned by the owner or a family member. Just as we make accommodations when our children sometimes cause problems, we can and should do likewise for our pets. Let’s find out more about animal shelters from the articles provide below.
A good breeder will allow you to see the parents and will talk to you about genetic health problems which many purebred dogs have. Be looking for the next article on VOLUNTEERING with animal rescues everywhere. These animals seem to know that the caregivers are their last hope.
New Leash on Life also engages in other worthwhile activities such as it’s Lend a Paw program, rescuing dogs from dog shelters and training them as therapy dogs for those in need. The proper authorities will then make the decision whether to remove the animal from its location and into a dog shelter.
So unless you’re sure of finding good homes for all your puppies and kittens, it is advisable to not breed your pets, better yet to get them spayed or neutered. Firstly, if prospective owners can’t afford the adoption fee, they mostly likely won’t be able to take care of the pet’s needs.
Some people bring their puppies to the shelters themselves because they don’t know what else to do with them. In fact, some twenty-five to thirty percent of dogs abandoned at shelters are purebred. When you adopt a dog or puppy at a dog pound or rescue you will pay a mere fraction of the price that pet stores charge for “pure bred” dogs.