Now is a good time to adopt a furry friend

Sometimes it is hard to see anything positive when you are surrounded by bad news from the pandemic. However, there is good news when it comes to our furry friends that are looking for forever homes.

The Coronavirus has meant a lot of time at home but that also means it is the perfect time to adopt a pet. This extra time allows you to build a relationship with your new family member, house train them, and show them plenty of love. According to NBCNews, people across the country have really stepped up to either foster or adopt and the shelters are showing it with empty cages.

If you are considering adopting a dog, Bestlife has the top 10 things to know about a rescue, including:

  • Shelter animals are carefully vetted.
  • Expect to see a lot of Pit Bulls.
  • Separation anxiety is common.
  • Shelter pets can be good for kids
  • You’ll be your new pet’s hero!

There are similar lists for cats, like this one from Meowfoundation.

If you are ready to take the next step try your local SPCA’s website. They often have pictures of what animals are available for adoption right now. If you are looking for a specific breed of dog or cat to rescue, a quick Google Search can reveal what resources are closest to you!

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