VZ 201: 5 Reasons to Adopt Your Next Pet (Plus Helpful Adoption Tips)

Six days after the passing of our beloved dog, Molly, we decided to get some “puppy therapy” at a local shelter. We thought it would make us feel better. It did, and we ended up bringing home the new light of our lives, our retriever mix, Cosmo Kramer. We like to say that we rescued each other.

In this episode of our podcast, in honor of our rescue family (Cosmo, our 3 cats, plus Molly and Chrissie who came before), we discuss the benefits of adopting over shopping. We also share some tips for adopting your next pet and integrating him or her into your household.


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Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.

— Anatole France

Question: Do you have any rescue pets? If so, tell us your story and any tips and lessons learned from adopting. You can leave a comment by clicking here.

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Peace and Veggies,
Vickie and Larissa