This article will help you in many respects it will guide you and penlight you about the total cost of dog adoption, which no one must have ever told you before. Reading this article will be worthy of you because when you read it you will be informed by lots of points you never knew, and dog adoption will become very easy for you.
A very common question people ask when planning to adopt a dog is why the adoption fee so high? They often ask shouldn’t adopting a dog be free or very cheap? So answer to all these questions are here, always remember you get for what you pay.
When you buy a dog, form your friend, relative, etc. It’s not that expensive but when you buy it from a shelter, it will be expensive. And the reason is that an investment of shelter is high it may be above $10000-$20000 for you, but all get a lot more than you paid because you will get lots of quality in tape along which you could never do yourself.
Reason behind high adoption cost:
When adoption is done from a shelter, it’s always expensive but one should always buy a dog from the shelter because it is an authentic and trustworthy place where you can claim if any problem arises. It’s an expensive task but it beneficial for you swell.
Average cost of adoption:
It depends on where the dog belongs either it is from the breed rescue, special event, special promotion, age and breed of a dog, its color and external appearance, etc.
So according to these parameters cost varies.
These include those dogs that are the member of a special breed and are for the purpose to maintain the pure bread. And these dogs are given for adoptions for some time spans to people who are interested in special breeding shelters give these dogs.
The cost for this vary=y for $0-$2000 depending on the shelter and the breed of dog, of course, if it’s a rare breed it will be charged much more than an average regular breed.
Government policy regarding adoption cost:
Petfinder.org is the largest database of adoptable pets, has a policy that most a shelter can ask for adoption is $250 if a higher cost is profit. The more the dog stays in the shelter, the smaller the fee because shelter motto should be that dog may find the best place to live a best home to play in.
Cost for adoption on special events:
Special events are offered by shelters in which dogs are given for adoption on very low prices and price vary a lot according to age of the dog the older the dog the less its adoption cost and the younger the dog more will its cost. But these events shelter provide bonuses and packages on adopting dog egg free training, dog supplies, baked goodies for dogs, grooming a dog etc.
Cost for adoption for special promotions:
It is a type of law made by nonprofit dog adoption organization called ASPCA in which older aged citizens above 60years van adopt and old aged dog for very less, nominal price or free of cost. It’s called the senior saving senior plan introduced by Palm Beach county’s Florida Animal care and Control. In this the old dogs are already vaccinated, micro chipped and sterilized. Another national promotion is the Pets for Patriots Programming, which fees for adoption is played by the army or any government organization.
Adoption fee can save your money:
Vet visit and examination for $50-100
Neutering and spaying for $150-$350
Vaccination for $20-$35.
Rabies vaccine $15-1430
Heartworm test $35 and oboe
It should be kept in mind that adoption is expensive but free pets come with no medical care, and you will have to invest them which will consume your time and money both.