The Dog Adoption Network

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The State of Georgia has a staggering 30,000 dogs turned into shelters each year, but unfortunately on 10 percent of these dogs will be adopted. Georgia‘s response to the issued has to significantly improve the adoption process through the years, but there are still thousands of dogs needing good homes.

The decision to adopting a dog involves careful consideration and planning. One of the most important steps in this process is deciding on what breed of dog you are interested in and if it will be a good match with your lifestyle. The internet is a great resource for researching breeds or you can visit one of Georgia‘s rescue and shelter groups, they do a great job matching families with dogs.

When you are ready to take the leap and adopted here is an overview of what the process involves: filling out an adoption application, an interview and sometimes a home visit. This might sound like a lot of work, but it’s all worth it when your family is finally introduction to your perfect dog.

If you need assistance with finding dog shelters in Georgia, try one of these reliable websites:,,, Checking your local paper is also an effective resource.

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