– The high incidence of animal relinquishment and abandonment in the United States indicates that many people are not fully prepared to meet the needs of the pets they acquire.
– Practicalities such as time, cost, and impending changes in family circumstances often influence outcomes for family pets and should be considered before acquiring an animal.
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– Educating yourself and your children about the needs of a pet is an important part of the decision-making process and decreases the likelihood of pet relinquishment.
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