To all our fellow veteran shelter volunteers, here’s someone brave enough to call out the puppy purchasers on Facebook. This blog is a great read.
Lately I’ve had multiple friends approach me about helping them adopt dogs. Hallelujah! When this happens it feels better than if my birthday landed on Christmas and I won the lottery (okay, maybe not that part) all at the same time. I’m making a difference. People are listening. I am on cloud nine!
And then I see friends that to buy. I did a little Facebook ranting about those people this morning, and considering I hadn’t even had my coffee yet, I think I did a decent job since it launched a huge discussion and led to TWO friends messaging me to learn more about adopting: It’s such a sad and defeating feeling to see friends wanting to “buy” puppies. If I can’t even change my own friends’ minds, how will I ever change anyones? There are rescues for literally every.single.breed.imaginable! Pure economics tells us that purchasing from a breeder…
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