Pets as holiday surprise gift: Yay or Nay?

pets-as-gifts

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Each year many people are not only looking at small businesses for gifts but also animal shelters or adoption agencies.

Many people may be searching for the perfect pup or kitten for a special someone.

For many adoption agencies, surprise animal gifts are not an option.

Adoptable companion owner Tina Edwards said it is never good to adopt a dog for someone else.

Her business doesn’t allow it because the dog could be abandoned or brought back.

But she said there are alternatives.

“If they have a family member or a friend or somebody that has fallen in love with the dog and wants to keep the dog then they just come back up here and do another contract or application and that way I can keep up with where the dog is,” said Edwards.

Adoptable companion holds adoptions every weekend at PetSmart in Greenville

They are always looking for more volunteers If you are interested click here.

WNCT-TV 9 On Your Side provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

1 thought on “Pets as holiday surprise gift: Yay or Nay?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s