Shelters. The very concept is comforting. We all know their purpose, but there are different kinds of shelters. The most well known on the Island of course, is WAIF. It stands for Whidbey Animals' Improvement Fund.
When America wants pets, they head to a shelter. The following articles will provide guidelines to making your shelter experience a positive and successful one for you and the pet you choose. There are cats, kittens, dogs, puppies; birds and even ferrets.
The dreaded "make a list" is critical here. And, be prepared for wanting to adopt more than just one animal. It's not an easy process and it can be heartbreaking; but if you are armed with information it can be a delightful experience.
Upcoming: Learning about WAIF