Having pets around the house can be fun especially if you have kids. They can have countless hours playing with their pets and these pets are great company to have around the house.
This is why most families love the idea of having a pet around the house but more often than not, they are not prepared for the responsibilities that come with it. That is why for some, they end up giving their pet away or putting their pet up for adoption.
If you feel that you cannot take care of your pet anymore then don’t just dump your pet anywhere. Put it up for adoption so that someone else can give your pet the right care that it deserves.
People have many different reasons why they put up their pet for adoption and there are many different ways to do it. Here are some ways that you may want to try if you feel like you want to give your pet away.
- Ask a friend or relative to take care of it for you. If you’re still not sure that you want to give up your pet then ask one of your friends or relatives to watch your pet for a while. This way, you’ll be able to make sure if you really want to give your pet up. In case you feel like you really can’t take care of the pet anymore, you can offer the pet to your friend or relative.
- Put up posters. Posters are a great way to let the people know that your pet is up for adoption. Get a good picture of your pet and print out a poster. Photocopy several copies of the printout. This will serve as your posters. Put these posters up around the neighborhood. Make sure you leave your contact number to make it easier to contact you in case someone is interested. The good thing about this option is you can choose who will adopt your pet. Since you’ll be meeting the interested possible owner, you can decide if you feel like your pet will be safe with that person.
- Sell your pet. You can put up an ad in the newspapers or online. When you make an ad, make sure to include the picture of the pet and your contact number. In case you decide to put an ad online, there are many websites that offer free ad placements for pet adoption.
- Bring it to an animal shelter. This is the fastest way to give your pet up. Call an animal shelter that will be willing to take your pet in. They will then get the pet and put it in the shelter where people can see it and possibly adopt it.
Having pets are great but it sure is a great deal of responsibility. That is why if you feel like you cannot handle the responsibility of having a pet then it is better to put it up for adoption where someone else can take care and give the TLC that your pet deserves.