Poushali Ganguly

When you decide to become an exotic pet owner, there are two general ways to get the pet that you want. Going back to that first impressions thing – your adoption application is usually the first significant correspondence that we see. Since my lifestyle didn’t allow for me to have my own pet, I had been a foster parent at the humane society rehabilitating and nurturing dogs.

We’ve all heard that saying: You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” Well, it’s true, and it’s just as important when applying to adopt a rescue dog, as it is when you’re trying to land your dream job. They demand their application fee be returned, tell us that we’re hurting dogs by being too picky, and exhibit plenty of other less-than-classy reactions.

Surprisingly the pair had not been active in the pet adoption world before, but decided as a …