Thinking about adopting a dog or a puppy?

Adopting a dog is by no means an easy decision. It is a commitment that will require time and money for years to come. Check out some of these outside resources that may help you be confident in your decision to adopt!

Should you adopt a puppy or an adult dog or senior?

Five misconceptions about pet adoption

Dog adoption checklist

Costs of a dog

Bringing your puppy home

Puppies are full of exuberant energy and require a lot of care to raise into good boys and girls. If you have chosen to adopt a puppy, make sure that your home is ready for your new pup!

Tips for the first 30 days of dog adoption

Responsibilities of a newly adopted dog

Puppy proofing

Puppy training

The benefits of crate training

House training dogs and puppies

Socializing your dog

Dogs are social creatures, just like humans. It is important for your dog’s wellbeing to be properly socialized with not just humans, but other dogs as well.

How can I get my dog to like other dogs? 

Socializing your new puppy

Socializing young puppies