Do you want to feel like a hero? Do you cry when you think about dogs dying? Do you love dogs and know you would do anything to protect them? Then stop buying dogs and ADOPT you dummy! Here are four reasons why you should only adopt:
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- You’re literally saving a dog’s life
If you didn’t know this, they kill dogs that don’t get adopted. KILL! Here’s a fact that’ll really stick in your head: 50% of dogs that go into a shelter will never come out. Be the person to help change that statistic.
- Shelter dogs want to live in a home
They’re sick and tired of living in a cage all day. They want to be in a warm, comfortable bed at night. Be that hero for them.
- Shelter dogs are healthier
Believe it or not, shelter dogs are safer than dogs in a pet shop. Shelters always make sure the dogs are neutered, have all the shots they need and up to date medical records.
- Adopting a dog gives you purpose
You just saved a life. You’re doing something for yourself and the community. You’ll feel good about yourself and so will your new dog! If you’re thinking about getting a dog, now you know the only place to go, a shelter!