Big black dogs. FIV+ cats. Senior pets. Special-needs animals.
Many factors can make a pet seem “less adoptable.” To promote these unusual (or, in some cases, too common) animals, Petfinder has designated the third week of September as “Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week.”
Survey Results: Which Pets are Hardest to Place?
Did you know that 99% of our shelters and rescue groups have housed adoptable pets that have a harder time getting adopted?
In fact, according to our survey, these “less-adoptable” pets wait for a home nearly four times longer than the average adoptable pet does … sometimes more than two years!
Which pets do our shelter and rescue group members have the hardest time finding homes for? Here’s what they said:
Meet some of these special pets currently on Petfinder!
Learn More About the Different Kinds of Less-Adoptables!
Help Promote Less-Adoptable Pets Online!
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