I know this is a wedding photography blog but Pet-Rehoming is near and dear to my heart & So is Pet Adoptions.
If you are thinking about pet-rehoming it can be a time of joy but if you miss a few vital elements then this can very quickly turn into your biggest nightmare. And if you are having to give up your dog or cat because of situations beyond your control then you want to know they will be safe and you would also like to know how to cope with the sadness and emotions at losing your cherished friend.
Although many people consider that pooches that should be re-homed must have a major issue with them, for example, a well being or behavioral issue, this is frequently not the situation. Many people choose they can’t adapt to their pet pooch whether as a result of an adjustment in lodging, another infant, due to a relationship separate. A considerable measure of canines originate from exceptionally cherishing homes and are all around trained, tender animals that are just needing another home. Frequently their past proprietors haven’t abused them, and would prefer not to need to part with them – yet conditions make it inconceivable for them to keep their dependable friend. One of the benefits that people often overlook when they adopt a dog is that most centers take a detailed description of your circumstances and match you to the ideal dog.
Re-homed dogs are usually micro chipped, have their full set of injections and may have been neutered. If your dog is not old enough at the time he is re-homed, come with a voucher for neutering later on. Dogs that are pet rehomed are often potty trained, identify and respond to commands, and require less attention than a new puppy.
When thinking of pet rehoming or adopting a dog you should consider the following things:
Is there anything in your ownership agreement or lease that does not enable you to get a pet?
Is your home secure enough to keep a dog? For example, does your garden have a fence that would prevent the dog from escaping?
– How long do you spend out of the house each day? If you get away from a home for more than ten hours per day, you will require to employ the services of a pet walker to take your pet for a walk in the middle of the day.
– If you have children it is worth researching the breeds that are more suited to children and choose a pet accordingly.
– Do you, or does anyone in the family, suffer from an allergy to dogs? If so it is worth spending some time with the dog before you commit to making sure no one suffers an adverse reaction to him. There are also allergy prescriptions available from your doctor.
If you can’t look after your dog anymore, it is important to ensure that you get help as soon as possible. If it is the case that rehoming is the best option in your particular circumstances, there are numerous options open to you. Have you asked your friends and family whether they would like to re-home your pet? This may be more difficult if your dog has problem behavior, especially if that behaviour is aggressive towards people.