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Things to consider

There are lots of reasons why people think of giving a pet as a present. But pets don't really make the best gifts, especially surprise gifts. While you may have good intentions, these "gifts" often are in an animal shelter a few months down the road.

Click here for things to consider from Decatur Animal Services before you purchase a pet.

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