10 Reasons Street Dogs Deserve to be Defended

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Poor countries with lots of trash on the streets and no spay/neuter clinics definitely have more street dogs. It doesn’t matter if we were born in an Indian slum or to an American purebred. No dog is happier to be rescued. I remember the first night after I left the streets.

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Pet Adoption Tips from Adopt-A-Pet.com

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Some people are seeking purebred animals or puppies and think these are not available in shelters. In fact, nearly a quarter of all animals in shelters are purebred. Often someone buys an expensive purebred animal and then attempts to breed that animal to recoup their money. Choosing a mixed breed animal can help avoid many of the genetic health problems that have developed in purebred animal due over breeding and inbreeding. Common Questions About Pet Adoption.

Book: Shift Your Habit

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Save the Planet: Adopting a shelter pet not only saves a life, but it reduces demand for purebred animals, which are more likely to have medical problems due to genetic abnormalities. Most shelter animals are spayed or neutered, have been treated for worms, and have at least their first set of shots. Shift-It Tip: If you’re set on a purebred dog or cat, buy one from a rescue association instead of getting a pedigree from a breeder.

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