Sometimes pets choose us instead of the other way around. What should you do if a dog or cat shows up on your doorstep? How do you deal with the child who thinks the finders-keepers maxim prevails? Stray pets are often named Lucky because they were fortunate to wander up to a home that could keep them. However, they can quickly become unlucky if the home is not ready for a new pet. So lay aside the guilt trip, disregard the pleading eyes, and be objective in your decision to keep a stray dog or cat.
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If you are seriously considering keeping a stray, have your veterinarian do a thorough physical examination and parasite check to give you a clearer picture of your potential adoptee.
Pic of the Day: Husky raised by cats