Holiday adoption joys and responsibilities

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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The Montgomery Humane Society is keeping busy with gift givers choosing pets over presents this week. Although pets are great for holiday presents, the Humane Society wants people to be aware of the long-term responsibilities of having them.

The society says, "Buying a pet for the holidays in not like buying a video game that can sit in the closet. It's a daily commitment that can last ten to fifteen years."

With the initial concerns addressed, the society says "adopting a pet means saving a life."

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