While a new puppy sounds like a good gift idea for the holidays there are some misconceptions to consider. The City of San Angelo Animal Shelter recommends making adjustments within your home to prepare for a new pet just as you would for a new baby. It is highly recommended to socialize with the animal first before making your final decision. By doing so ensures that the animal will get along well with all members of the family including pets already established in the home thus preventing having to return the animal to the shelter.
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