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Adoption Agenda

Owning a pet is a years-long commitment—one that should not be taken lightly. When you think you're ready, kingcounty.gov has a Q&A that you should go over carefully with your family. Make sure owning a pet is right for you before leaping into adoption.

Posted: 2/8/08
Anonymous

Important things to think about - getting a new pet is a big (and long-term) responsibility. If you just want something to snuggle, you should get a stuffed animal (toy!), not a real one!

  • By Anonymous
  • on 2/11/08 2:11 PM EST