Millions of animals are put into shelters each year and half of them are being euthanized annually. It may seem like getting those numbers down would take too much time and effort, but that's not true at all.
You can help by encouraging your friends, and family to adopt, instead of breeding one. All you need to do is pick an animal that will best fit your personality, find a local animal shelter, and go find the perfect and best fitting animal for you.
To give the best possible care to your pet, you should consider your availability. Taking care of pets takes a certain schedule, depending on the companion you are wanting.
There are so many pets to consider when looking to find a family friend so there is no way you can't find the most suitable companion to best fit your schedule.
You should start looking for places to adopt from, now that you have an idea of what animal you want. You have so many options to choose from, from helpful websites to pet shelters down the street from you. Each one strives to find the most appropriate counterpart for you.
Now that you've found shelters near you, you can go find the pet that you have been thinking about. If you don't find the pet you want, then continue looking. There are always animals in need of homes so you can generally find the ideal partner for you.
By adopting an animal, you open a new door for a companion to live a better a better life. If you want to have a close companion all you need to do is pick an animal that is the best fitting for your personality, find a local shelter, and go find the perfect animal for you.