What made you decide to adopt your shelter pet? If it was the pup’s floppy ears and soulful eyes or the kitten’s playful antics and affectionate purrs, you’re in the majority.
According to a new study by the ASPCA, “physical appearance” is the top reason for selecting a particular shelter dog, and “behavior with people” is the top response for choosing a certain cat.
The study was conducted from January to March 2011 at five animals shelters across the U.S., and roughly 1,500 pet adopters filled out questionnaires detailing how they knew their cat or dog was the right one for them. To read the full article go here:How people select pets from animal shelters | MNN - Mother Nature Network