ADOPTING A DOG
Adopting a dog is like buying fine art
More than 100,000 dogs await new owners
in UK adoption shelters.
Awareness campaign aims to show the great benefits of adopting a dog.
For many, the idea of adopting or 'rescuing' a dog carries with it a certain image. Some people mistakenly look at dog adoption as if it's buying cheap, discounted or broken goods. But, according to an initiative between national dog adoption website DogsBlog.com and Butcher's Pet Care, a UK family company that prides itself in having fed generations of family dog, nothing could be further from the truth.
As more and more dogs find themselves, through no fault of their own, inside the British dog shelter system, the image of the 'rescue dog' is in need of an update.
No longer are shelters the preserve of the 'problem dog', but they are packed with dogs of all types, from all manner of backgrounds. When going through the process of adopting a dog, consider the following points: