Don’t See the Perfect Dog for You?
Try These Alternatives
Always opt to adopt! Do NOT buy animals in pet stores. Do NOT buy animals from puppy mills or breeders you know nothing about. If your heart is set on a specific breed, check the breed specific rescues. You can also find all kinds of wonderful pure-breds and AHeinz57’s at the numerous no-kill rescues, like Animal Life-Line, Hounds Haven Basset Rescue of Iowa and shelters like the Animal Rescue League of Iowa. There are also online options like Adopt A Pet and Pet Finder.
It doesn’t matter if you adopt from a shelter or a rescue. Just please opt to adopt!