adoption

Our guide to animal adoption; learn why, where, and how to prepare to adopt a cat, kitten, dog or puppy from an animal shelter or rescue group.

Madison VanNess15 days ago
McComb Animal Shelter
Here's some paws-itively good news! The McComb Animal Shelter is hosting an open house on Thursday April 26 from 1:30-6:30 PM and we want you to come visit! The open house is to invite the community t...
Dogs, Dogs, Dogs!
About 5-6 years ago, my father took me to a house many miles from my own, after discovering a beautiful brownish red coloured dog on an adoption site. He was beautiful, and my whole family fell in lov...
Jennifer Violeta month ago
10 Reasons You Should Adopt A Puppy Today
Dogs literally make the world go round—fight me on this. They're playful, super loving, so adorable, goofy at times, and amazing at cuddling. While they're basically a member of the family the second ...
Johnny Vedmorea month ago
I Have an Imaginary Dog for a Very Good Reason
When I was a child, a dog was always out of the question. My father wanted to buy an illegal exotic pet whilst my mother would say she was allergic to dogs and cats. We settled on a jar full of worms ...
Ada Zubaa month ago
The Time I Got a Dog
It was September and I was in grade 11; by this time my sister and me had accepted the fact that we were never going to get a dog. My dad's work friend proposed that we get a pug puppy because her dau...
Jennifer Kaspin2 months ago
From Abandonment to 'Furever' Home
It is hard to believe that anyone would want to abandon an animal. It is hard to believe that maybe maternal instinct sometimes does not click in the animal kingdom. We are inundated with animal welfa...
Natalie Rose2 months ago
The Complete Guide to Adopting a Dog
You wake up one morning and you want a dog! Great! But now what? Adopting a dog has changed as technology has advanced. Now instead of going to the local pound to get a dog, you can go online and look...
Laura Alexa2 months ago
How a Little Rescue Cat Changed My Life
"Aww, look...this one is called Breadbun...what a brilliant name for a cat," I squealed, reading the adoption pages of a local cat and dog shelter. It was time. The carpets were down, I had topped up ...
Jessi Vierra2 months ago
Give an "Aggressive" Dog a Chance
Operator: "Hello, Los Angeles County Animal Shelter. How may I help you?" Me: "Yes, I am calling to make sure that dog #A------- is in your facility." (Sorry I don't remember his actual Identifier). O...
Mackenzie Coberley2 months ago
Ryker Camden
Adopting an animal can be one of the most rewarding things in life. "Adopt not shop" has been a motto that I have lived most of my life by. On July 14th, 2016, my life changed forever when I adopted t...
Kennedy Brown3 months ago
Being a Dog Mom Changed My Life
After debating whether being a full-time college student, part-time worker, and a full-time social butterfly would leave enough room to be a proper "full-time dog mom," I took a leap of faith into wha...
Vanessa Solorzano3 months ago
The Truth Behind Dog Breeding
Have you ever seen one of those sad puppy commercials on television with the hungry dogs in the animal shelters? Whenever I see one of these commercials I feel a sudden urge to grab my dog and hug him...
So You Want to Adopt a Dog...
To start of, I'm just going to give you a little background on my process of adoption and the struggles I had to face at the start and what I did to help/fix them. I adopted my dog from Romania throug...
I Want A Dog. What Do I Do?
There is no doubt that dogs are our best friends. These trusting and loyal companions come in all shapes and sizes along with all types of breeds and temperament. By that definition, you would think t...
Jes ♥️3 months ago
Living with Rescues
Living with a house full of pets means one thing... it gets CRAZY! So much barking and meowing, so much fur, food, play time and most importantly so much LOVE. I have so many dogs and some cats. Needl...
Friday Vibes4 months ago
The Fun Part of Finding a Forever Pet
Let me start by saying that adopting from your local shelter is awesome! So many places don't offer no-kill shelters, so if those pets don't get adopted by a loving family, they are killed and then th...
Brooke N4 months ago
Benefits of Adopting an Animal
Many people worry that adopting an animal will be too hard on their lifestyle and take up too much time and effort. You would be surprised just how great having an animal can be despite some of their ...
Jes ♥️4 months ago
Capone and Freya
It started off one day. My boyfriend and I went to the pet store like we usually do every month. We went to a different pet store than we usually went to (further away from our home) and we... well I ...