Shelters can help you to find your perfect match for both your family and your lifestyle which will benefit both you and the dog. You have the opportunity to visit your new friend many times beforehand with your family as well as with your companion animals. This is a good way for both you and your new dog to get to know each other first. This will promote trust and security even before heading home.
If you’re unable to adopt right now, please consider fostering a needy dog or cat. You’ll be saving more lives as it creates more room for the shelter to house another animal.