ALL ABOUT DOGS and CATS Resource Center for Canine & Feline Lovers
The mission of SPCA International
is to raise the awareness of the
abuse of animals to a global level,
to eradicate the euthanasia of
healthy and adoptable companion
animals and to mount efforts to
enhance animal welfare throughout
Over 7 million adoptable dogs & cats are killed each year due mainly to
overpopulation! 25-30% of dogs in animal shelters are purebred. The other
70-75% are lovable, wonderful mixed-breed pets, just waiting for a chance to
be your perfect new friend.
In order to help people make good choices when they adopt a dog or cat,
most humane societies, SPCAs and pet rescues provide adoption counseling
to help match the pet for adoption to the prospective new "parent".
Animal shelters and pet rescues are not filled with dog or cats that were
discarded because they're "bad". Shelter pets for adoption are wonderful
companions who became the unfortunate victims of family tragedy, unlucky
circumstances, irresponsible owners or pet breeding farms (see Puppy Mills)
Many backyard dog breeders and pet stores who supply the majority of
purebreds simply are selling inbred pets without care for preventing genetic
problems (See Puppy Mills)
Mixed breed pets have less inbreeding, generally less inherited genetic
disease, and therefore overall lower vet bills and happier pets! The best
place to find a mixed breed dog or cat is at an SPCA, a humane society or an
Humane Societies, Animal Shelters and Pet Rescue Associations
There are hundreds of Pet Rescue clubs and organizations throughout
North America and the UK. We have listed just a few.
If you are a member of, or are familiar with a reputable
rescue group who have a web site, please contact us
so that we may include it in our listing
Please write to firstname.lastname@example.org
|Rosie Animal Adoption
Echo, a 3 year old Shih-Tzu mix, came to Rosie
when he was picked up as a stray and his family
did not claim him Echo is good with other dogs,
weighs 15 pounds and is now looking fo a new
Please contact Rosie Animal Adoption for more
infomation on this little boy
|Adoptable Dogs and Cats in Your Local Shelter
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