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Where to Adopt Your Next Dog: Shelter or a Rescue?

We'll discuss the pros and cons of getting a canine from a shelter or rescue group.

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Shelters, also known as humane societies or pounds, are places that house animals and offer medical treatment.

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In comparison, animal rescue groups typically operate as non-profits and are staffed entirely by volunteers.


One of the major benefits of adopting from a shelter is the wide selection of dogs available for adoption.

Adopting a Dog From a Shelter

Although the success of visiting a shelter depends on the day, working with a relief group is almost always successful.

Adopting From a Rescue

Animal shelters put in a lot of time and effort to find permanent homes for the creatures in their care.

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