Adopting a pet can transform your life, and in turn, you can help save the life of an animal. Pets add value to our lives in too many ways to count! Adoption is rewarding, and there are a lot of benefits behind it. Taking in a pet is not always the easiest decision to make. Life can become busy, and adding another addition to your family adds responsibility.Nonetheless, the sacrifice can be well worth it. If you’re thinking about adopting a pet, but you’re on the fence, keep reading! We’re going to share a few of the many benefits with you today.
Help Save a Life
Each year, euthanization happens to millions of cats and dogs because they overfill shelters. Instead of solely buying pets, adopting them can help reduce euthanization. When you invest in the adoption process, you save the life of a loving animal and give them a warm home to enjoy. In turn, you also gain a loyal companion that can bring purpose and a new meaning to your life.
You Won’t Pay for a “Problematic” Pet
A common misconception is that animals end up in shelters because they behaved poorly. However, sometimes people move or divorce and can longer take care of their pet. Some of the animals there are even healthy and house-trained, meaning that you won’t bring home a host of problems.
When you adopt a pet, the cost of spaying/neutering, vaccinations, and yes, even microchipping are a part of the cost. The benefit of this is that you’ll save a lot of money up front and a lot of time as well.
Help Make Room for Other Animals That Need Help
If more people decided to adopt furry friends, then this means that more space in shelters would open up. As a result, other animals that needed help could get the help that they need. So, not only would you be helping to save the life of one animal, but you could help many others. If more people had this mentality, then a domino effect or chain reaction would occur.
Here at Mount Carmel Animal Hospital, We’ll Treat Your Pets Like Family!
Mount Carmel Animal Hospital has been serving the Northern Baltimore/Southern York community for over 30 years and is proud to be an independently operated, small animal practice committed to excellence in veterinary medicine and client service. From grooming to wellness services, along with Canine Life Skills Training Courses, and surgical procedures, we have the expertise that will best serve the needs of you and your pet. Contact us at 410-343-0200 and follow us on Facebook!