1. They are the gift that keeps on giving.
2. Giving an adopted dog as a Christmas gift IS a gift to that dog.
3. Shelter animals have a lot of love to give.
5. Adoption fees are cheaper than paying full price for a dog.
6. They are just so. cute. (So are all dogs but shelter dogs can pull on your heart strings like no other animal.)
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