Professor Van Houten
Adv College Cred Comp
9 Sep. 2014
Thinking of adding a dog to your life?
Adding a dog to your life? How about making a match of a lifetime and making the world better at the same time. Have you considered going to the shelter? I found two matches of a lifetime by adopting them. My family adopted one dog from Humane Society of Missouri and the other dog from the City of St. Charles Animal Control. Shelters have all kinds of dogs that vary in size, color, and age. Once the decision has been made to adopt a homeless dog from a shelter, you must consider what kind of dog you want. Making the decision to adopt has many benefits. There are so many reasons why it’s a good idea to adopt. The main reason why it’s a good idea for you to adopt is because you could save the life of your new dog and others. Over a million animals are killed every year because people abuse them or just can’t take care of them anymore. There are so many animals out there that when shelters run out of space, they have to put them to sleep. How would you feel if you could of prevented innocent dogs from dying? That is another reason why you should adopt, because you would feel good about yourself and you’re helping out.
“It’s the right thing to do. Because there are great dogs in animal shelters, and because dogs in shelters need homes. There is no need to get a puppy from a breeder in order to raise it right getting your dog at an early age is no guarantee of how he will turn out. Plus, you can find
all the great qualities you could ever want in a shelter mixedbreed dog or puppy, or in one of the thousands of purebreds waiting in shelters on any given day.” Sue Sternberg (https://www.petfinder.com/)
adopt, because you would feel good about yourself and you’re helping out. By adopting a dog from the pound, it creates more space for another dog someone might ...
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Right Dog Comments. September 4, 2014.
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