Did you know that 6 to 8 MILLION cats and dogs enter U.S. shelters EVERY YEAR? More than half of these sweethearts are euthanized because there aren’t enough homes for them.
When you buy animals from breeders, you are contributing to the overpopulation crisis. Dogs purchased from breeders or pet stores often come from puppy mills, where they are kept in cramped cages, neglected, and abused. Small animals like guinea pigs, snakes, and mice are bred in MASSIVE mills or torn away from their families and homes in the wild, then crammed into tiny, waste-filled cages, where they are deprived of everything that is natural and important to them—often even basic necessities. Learn more: Horrifying Reasons NEVER to Buy From Pet Stores.
Choosing to adopt your new best friend helps SAVE animals from this suffering and END the companion-animal overpopulation crisis!
Still need convincing?
Here are 13 HILARIOUS, ADORABLE, IRRESISTIBLE reasons to adopt a companion animal:
Please ALWAYS choose to adopt—and NEVER buy—animals from pet stores or breeders. A special thank-you to all the wonderful peta2 Twitter followers who shared photos of their AWESOME furry best friends with us!