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Does Pet Food Express Take Dogs?

Pet Food Express does not take dogs, but they do work with animal rescue groups to hold adoption events throughout the year. This is great if you're looking for a new pet, but if you need to rehome your dog, you'll need to find another option. 

Is Rehoming Really Necessary? 

Many pet owners jump the gun on rehoming their dog before exhausting other options. For example:

  • Most behavioral problems can be corrected with the right training.
  • A dog who is lonely during the day would love spending time at a doggy day care.
  • If someone in your home has pet allergies, treatments may be available from your doctor. 

You get the idea: rehoming your dog doesn't need to be the solution to every problem. If, however, you've exhausted other options and feel surrendering your pet is a must, consider rehoming him yourself.

There are a few reasons this is a good idea:

  • Some shelters with low euthanasia rates still euthanize some healthy, adoptable animals for space if necessary. 
  • Private rescues are often full and don't have room to take on more animals.
  • You'll be able to choose the perfect home for your pet—and no one knows him better than you do.
  • You'll have peace of mind knowing you did the right thing for your dog. 

If you're overwhelmed by the idea of finding your dog a good home, you can find help via various available resources. One of the best is the Rehome website. Sign up for free and create a profile for your dog, connect with potential adopters, take applications, and find lots of important advice from experts.

Surrendering your dog can be a heartbreaking decision, but it's made a little easier when you know for sure he's in a happy, loving home. 

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