Is it better to adopt a dog or buy a pet? While adoption might give you the peace of mind, and of course, give the pet a second chance, if you are not ready to take up the challenge a shelter dog may bring with him or her, chances are that sooner or later the kindness will fade away, making the poor creature homeless again.
What is the best place to get a dog from?
- Rescue Groups.
- The Internet.
- Breed Rescues.
- Pet Stores.
How do I adopt a dog in the US?
- Submit an application for adoption.
- Go through an interview with one of the shelter’s counselors and meet rescue dogs.
- If you pass the interview and the pooch you chose is the right fit for your family, you might need to pay a small adoption fee before bringing them home.
How long does a dog live for?