Pet adoption resources

Pet adoption resources

by Tristan Schmid

There are as many ways to find the perfect pet as there are animals in your local shelter. Check out these websites to find a furry (or scaly) friend:
Encourages adoption and awareness with names and photos of dogs scheduled to be euthanized.
Features photos of adoptable purebred and mixed-breed pets, as well as a shelter directory.
Offers a large database of adoptable pets and resources such as training videos.
Posts adoptable and lost pets.
Offers a searchable database of adoptable pets including reptiles, livestock and other "critters."
Has links to American Kennel Club rescue programs for purebred dogs.

Read about the debate concerning pet overpopulation and euthansia.


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