Ready to choose a family dog? If you are, read on for tips and tricks to help you select the best option for your family.
Adopting a dog saves its life and brings you immeasurable benefits. But before you decide to adopt a dog, you need to ask yourself some serious questions. Start with why you want a dog and be honest. Do you have time for a dog? Can you pay to take care of a dog? Are you willing to commit to daily dog walks?
What type of dog breed is best for you? Do your research to make sure your lifestyle and the breed's needs align.
Next, decide where to get your dog. Most neighborhood shelters are filled with adorable puppies and dogs that need a good home. Petfinder also is an excellent resource to help find a new dog.
Once you decide to bring a dog home, get your home ready.
Thinking about adopting? Take your time and do your research. These articles can help.
- Choosing a dog to join your home is a huge responsibility and should be done with considerable thought. Here are three decisions you need to make before adopting a dog.
- Figuring out why you want a dog is the first step in pinpointing the right breed for you. Use this 10-question guide to help you decide whether you can take on a dog.
- Visit your local shelter or search Petfinder to find the right dog for you.
When you re-home dogs, help them adjust by incorporating old habits into their new routines. Be patient and spend lots of time with the dog.
The Berger Picard is a medium-sized herding dog. This loyal companion needs plenty of exercise and interactive play for optimal health.
Use these tips to create a furever home for your new pet. Get the right supplies, establish a schedule, and make your home safe and secure.
When is a dog no longer a puppy? Use six key indicators: age, attention span, size, teeth, sleeping patterns, and behavior.
Use these must-know tips for successfully adopting a puppy. Recognize the commitment, do your research, and choose responsibly.
Check out our list of the five best breeds for older adults to find your perfect companion for your golden years.
The French bulldog puppy is perfect if you’re looking for a small, playful, and cuddly pet. They’re ideal for city dwellers with little space.
Adopting a dog is like dating. Too many people fail to think about what they want and need and instead focus too much on appearance.
Right time to add a dog: Are you prepared to care for a pet? If you are not ready to make that commitment, you are not ready for a pet.