If you’re thinking of adding a furry friend to your home you may want to consider adopting a pet. Adopting a pet has a number of benefits with the biggest benefit being you’re saving a life.
It is estimated that about 1.5 million adoptable dogs and cats are euthanized in the United States each year, and although that number has decreased in the past several years due to people adopting, the numbers are still drastically high. The more people who adopt don’t shop are saving an animal and helping shelters have space for other animals who need it.
Here are 6 more benefits to adopting a pet: