As an animal lover; you will always intend have to give a good home to your pet. There are different reasons why you may want to search for a new home. When you bought your pet you had the intention to care for your animal in your own house. However, sometimes unexpected things in life make it necessary to search for other options. Possible your pet has behavior problems and it is not possible to give your pet the necessary help or you have allergy problems which make it impossible to care for your beloved pet. Another reason can be that one of your relatives died and you don't have the necessary time for making your pet happy. These reasons can obligate searching a new home for your beloved pet. There are several areas to start looking for a new home for your pet. You may have friends or relatives who are searching for a pet and you are sure they might like to adopt your pet and give the necessary attention; in this case it is easy to make the right choice. You invite these people at home and you can find out if they can give your pet a good home. Mostly everything is not so easy and a visit to your vet can help you in finding the right home for your pet. It often happens that people visit a vet and ask ifhe knows where they can adopt a dog, cat or another animal. Your vet may be able to give immediately the necessary information you need. Many times you will need to do more in order to give your pet a new suitable home and it may be necessary to spread the word in newspapers, through Internet or even local shelters. Before pursuing these avenues it is important to be sure all vaccinations of your pet are up to date and that he is healthy. This should be done before searching for a new home. When advertising you should take a good quality picture of your pet. It is best to do this best when your pet is really calm. It is important to have the eyes of your animal in focus. Be sure that your pet is not scared when you take the picture. The best time to take the picture is when your pet is calm and relaxed. There are many ways in which you can advertise. You can make a flyer (if you want to give it to your vet, family or friends), publishing in a newspaper or magazine or you can upload the picture to different adoption Internet sites. It is necessary you give some detailed information about your pet. Appearance, size and age of your pet are important details that should be included. It is also wise to include some of your pets personal and temperament characteristics. Be sure to include your phone number so that people who are interested can reach you. You could also contact local shelters they may allow you to bring your pet to them till you have found a new owner. They also may be able to put you into contact with people who are interested in your pet. When you have found someone who is interested in your pet you can invite these people in addition to talk about your pet. Because you are concerned about the future of your pet you will probably find out if they are suitable for adopting your pet. Ask enough questions about the intentions to the people you have invited and be sure that the pet is not for someone else. If you have decided he can adopt your pet it is best that you make a legal contract where the future owner agrees to take the necessary steps in order to take good care of your pet. This includes necessary vaccinations, the right food, regular visits to the vet. It is wise to take preventative measures to make sure they will not abuse your/their pet. It's a good idea to let them know they can call you if they ever need information about the pet. Also having a try out period could make the transaction a lot smoother. So that if the new owner decides they are not ready to have a pet they can bring the pet back so that you can continue to search for a new home for your pet. Be patient and follow your personal instincts and I am sure you will find a good home for your pet!