First step in looking for a pet
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Looking for a pet?
Make the DoneDeal adoption section your first choice. Find out why you should consider pet adoption.
Read about life in an animal rescue centre in our feature articles on rescue centres around Ireland. Read our real-life rescue stories.
What you need to know before you get your 'friend for life'
Remember never buy a pet on impulse; research before you purchase. Read:
- PetAware tips on buying from a dog breeder or private seller
- The DoneDeal guide to buying equine animals
- The DoneDeal guide to buying small pets
- The DoneDeal guide to getting a dog
- The DoneDeal guide to getting a cat
- The DoneDeal guide to buying a goat
- The DoneDeal guide to buying livestock
- The DoneDeal guide to buying poultry
- Selection of animal welfare-related blog posts on the DoneDeal blog.
- Buying a pony or horse? Here's everything you need to know before you saddle up.
- Looking for fodder? here's some tips on finding fodder for your animals on DoneDeal.
- If you need to invest in equestrian equipment read our article on buying equestrian goods on DoneDeal.