I certainly did, given my dog’s sociability, people-centric behavior, and working dog breed. TRUTH: While we partner with and have very good working relationships with 19 shelter management providers, we were unable to maintain a relationship with RescueGroups. Check out , your local animal shelters or rescue groups. Tomorrow is the first day of Petfinder’s Adopt-a-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week”, a celebration of pets that you may not have considered before.
It may come as a suprise to you and your management, but most of the work a shelter does have VERY little to do with listing adoptable pets. That is a terrible shame — that Petfinder’s business model seemingly does not align with using all available resources for finding homes for rescued animals.
My and my family’s time is consumed with taking care of animals and trying to find them new homes. Adult dogs have an adoption fee of $75. Southern Indiana Animal Rescue strives to go above and beyond” when caring for, socializing, and training our rescued pets. After the initial purchase price, owners may be faced with the costs of vaccinations, desexing and microchipping – although reputable breeders and animal shelters will ensure this is done before offering the dog or puppy for adoption.
You do what you believe is best for your organization, they do what they believe is best for the whole of the pets from the 15,000 organizations that post to them. Petfinder claims to have brokered 12 million adoptions since 1995. Breeders have been purposefully breeding smaller and smaller size dogs for the fashionable crowd that likes to imitate Paris Hilton.
When you see a lost puppy or kitten on the bill post in your local town area, then you can see how much owners are putting in to just find their lost pets. Dogs arriving at the shelter receive DA2PP and Bordetella. So, I went to the PetFinders site and sure enough there were 10 Rescue Weims listed which has been sent in thru the Pet Portal (RescueGroups).