adoption

Our guide to animal adoption; learn why, where, and how to prepare to adopt a cat, kitten, dog or puppy from an animal shelter or rescue group.

  • Andrew Beasley
    Published 3 years ago
    The Joy and Pain of Fostering Dogs

    The Joy and Pain of Fostering Dogs

    Fostering dogs is an emotional rollercoaster.When I was 16, my family got a dog. My wife has wanted a dog since she was a little girl, but it had never happened for her. There were a variety of reasons, but it was mainly due to the bane of everyone's life: work.
  • Alexis D. Smolensk
    Published 3 years ago
    My Pussy Roomie

    My Pussy Roomie

    About a year ago, I became a boarder in a house with three cats. It isn't that I actively dislike cats; I am merely indifferent towards them, but I've had to live with the consequences of moving into what used to be Himeji's room— the young girl pictured above.
  • Linda Blankenship
    Published 3 years ago
    This is My House

    This is My House

    I was raised around dogs all of my life, so I understand that connection between an owner and their four-legged furry baby.
  • Peter Dill
    Published 3 years ago
    Best Pet Charities in New York City

    Best Pet Charities in New York City

    New York City is one of the greatest cities in the world - as long as you're not one of the many animals who live in the mean city streets. Sadly, there's a bit of a stray epidemic going on in New York City, and many pet charities in town aren't actually doing much to solve the problems animals face.
  • Glenn Bushinski
    Published 3 years ago
    Best Pet Charities in America

    Best Pet Charities in America

    Too often, charitable organizations end up being scandalized once their donors find out that only a very small percentage of money actually goes to the donation. In many cases, the money that's donated ends up in "administration fees," which is another way of saying that you got people to pay you for asking them for money.