Are you a dog person or a cat person? Maybe you're neither, and you prefer to have a pet lizard.

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Photo by Vitya Lapatey on Unsplash
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Nothing wrong with that!

I haven’t personally had a pet in years, but let me tell you the second my parents need someone to watch Max, their 6-year-old beagle mix I’ll drop everything I’m doing and pick that good boy up!

This is Max

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Photo Credit: Buehler
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He is super spoiled, that's why he gets his own pillow set back home.

If my fiancée and I weren’t renting, we’d probably be lining up to adopt a dog or cat ASAP but that’s a discussion for another day.

I don’t think our place has enough space for us let alone a puppy!

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If you’re looking to add a four-legged friend to your family, I’d highly recommend going the adoption route.

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Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash
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There are so many great cats, dogs, even rabbits, and guinea pigs in shelters all over Ocean and Monmouth County that you’ll be able to find the right fit for your family in no time, maybe even this weekend? 

Adopting is one of the best things you can do for an animal if you're looking to get a pet, remember max? My parents dog?

He was a rescue, and let me tell you he is the most loyal, loving and adorable dog there is!

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But that's what everyone says about their (or their parents) dog right?

 There are a bunch of animal rescues in Ocean and Monmouth County, and they are always looking for volunteers, homes to foster animals, and, of course, for people to come in and give one of their animals a forever home.

 

8 Furry Friends Looking for a Home in Ocean and Monmouth County

Looking to add a four legged friend to your family? Maybe you're looking to do it as soon as this weekend? Be sure to check in with some of these adorable fuzzy friends looking for a home at the Jersey Shore right now!