Pet Adoption

By: Patrick George Parker

What is pet adoption?

When someone adopts an animal they take ownership of an animal that has been abandoned or released to a shelter/rescue organization.

How much does it cost?

A lot of the time pet adoption is free. If not, the price range is usually around the $25-$250 range.

How long does it take?

Pet adoption can take several minutes or several hours depending on what organization you adopt from.

Where can you adopt?

There are many websites such as and that will help you find your new best friend. But if you wish to go to a store first there are many places you can go such as petsmart, local animal shelter, and the ASPCA. The closest place to adopt a pet is the Coppell humane society.