Atlas Wanderlust Animal Blog
Who gets rescued- the dog or owner?
Adopting a rescue dog can bring many benefits to both the dog and the adopter.
Saving a life
By adopting a rescue dog, you are giving a dog in need a second chance at a happy life. Rescue dogs are often in shelters due to no fault of their own, such as being abandoned or surrendered by their previous owner.
Sense of satisfaction
Adopting a rescue dog can provide a sense of satisfaction and fulfillment, knowing that you have given a dog in need a loving home.
Finding the right fit
Many rescue organizations have a wide variety of dogs available for adoption, with different breeds, ages, and personalities. This can make it easier to find a dog that is the right fit for your lifestyle and family.
Training and behavior support
Many rescue organizations provide training and behavior support for adopted dogs to help them adjust to their new home and make the transition as smooth as possible.
Adopting a rescue dog can also be an opportunity to get involved in the local animal welfare community, volunteering or participating in fundraising events to support the rescue organization.
Adopting a rescue dog is often less expensive than buying a dog from a breeder. The adoption fee typically includes vaccinations, spaying or neutering, and other medical care that the dog may have received while in the shelter.