BE­FORE you adopt your fur­ever furkid, make sure you have con­sid­ered the fol­low­ing:

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Do you travel away from home a lot? Does your com­plex / neigh­bour­hood al­low pets? Do you have a safe and se­cure home for the new ad­di­tion? Do you have the time and money to look af­ter a pet? Will you love and care for this an­i­mal its en­tire life? Will the an­i­mal fit in with your other pets? En­sure the breed is one that suits you and your fam­ily. Do you have enough space for your furkid to ex­er­cise? If you have kids take the ap­pro­pri­ate safety mea­sures Adopt a res­cue and don’t sup­port back­yard breed­ers Shel­ters al­ways need vol­un­teers, do­na­tions or funds. Con­sider help­ing even if you can­not adopt your own pet.

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