If you are considering adopting a Poodle from a rescue centre rather than buying a puppy, good for you! Petfinder has worked hard to become the only household name in online pet adoption websites. The best idea is to go to your local humane society or adopt from one of the many animal rescues that are in your area. These are just a few of the cats that are up for adoption at CatNap for the reduced adoption fee.
After two days, physically go to all of the animal shelters and look for your dog. When I was at the shelter two weeks ago, Zeus wasn’t quite ready for adoption. Petfinder offers all their pet data to ANY website that wants it at any time. Since that time we have placed 10 more which means that our homes came from the other sites -I think many said Adopt A Pet was where they saw our listing.
America to the extent that the euthanasia of adoptable pets is eliminated. And, unfortunately, many people still do not spay or neuter their pets. Stores like PetCo and PetSmart sell pet supplies and dog supplies, but they also use Petfinder to bring animals and people together.
Seems to me that PetFinder is trying to force animal rescue groups into chosing one or the other, PetFinder or RescueGroups. A: Therapy pets aren’t to be confused with animal assisted therapy, which is goal oriented. House of Carnivores Very nice blog about people with lots of cats and a greyhound.
I am very tempted to stop using Petfinder and would support a boycott of their ‘service’… the Save a Pet Facebook app, and Adopt-a-Pet site are much friendlier. The adoption fee usually doesn’t cover all of the costs of caring for the dog while at the rescue, which often includes vet care and retraining.