Although many people dream of finding a puppy or other new pet under the tree, Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today urged consumers to give careful consideration before buying or adopting pets during the holidays.
"Bringing a pet home or giving a pet as a gift comes with a high level of responsibility and a long-term commitment, and that important message should not be lost in the rush of the holiday season," said Redding. "Those who are giving or know they are receiving a pet should work to ensure the new pet is going to a home that is fully prepared for the animal and educated about the pet's needs."
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PA Agriculture Secretary: Consider All Factors Before Buying, Adopting Pets During Holiday Season