Humane Society of New York


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Metro, age 12 visits the New York Humane Society of New York City to learn why it is better to adopt a pet than buy one.

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    Pick a name that the pet can easily recognize.

    Choose a name that’s both easy to call out ".

    Keep the name short. For dogs avoid names that sound like commands of No, Stay, Sit, Come, or Fetch. For example "Joe" is probably too close to "No". It can be difficult for dogs to tell the difference between similar sounding words.

    Pick a name that will grow with the pet. For example "puppy" won’t work for a full-grown.<


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