Holiday Animals

Many people decide to buy animals as gifts each holiday season and, more often than not, these animals are surrendered to shelters just weeks after they are brought home.According to the ASPCA, 6.3 million animals enter animal shelters each year.According mto the Kentucky River Regional Animal Shelter in Hazard if you’re considering a pet for the holidays do your research. It’s important to ensure if you’re buying a pet for your family, that everyone in the family is on board with the responsibility of caring for it. Owsley adds that if you’d like to get an animal for your child but you’re not fully committed to caring for it, consider buying them a stuffed animal.

Source: MG News

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