There are a gazillion reasons to why adopting a pet is the best idea you can think of. Saving a life and giving a pet its second chance is one. Other benefits include fighting puppy mills, saving money, making yourself a better person, boosting your emotional (and physical) wellbeing, and earning the bragging rights we all secretly crave.
If it’s true that dogs are our best friends, then this list is likely the friendliest on Planet Earth! They’re our best buddies, our pals for life. The cutest creatures ever to be seen or cuddled (no offense, cats, we love you too!).