Adopting a Dog

So you've been thinking about adopting a dog for a while now, but not sure where to start? Don't worry-we've done the research for you, gathering advice from pet experts, breeders, and rescue centers across the country. Learn how to adopt a dog or puppy and prepare your home for your new best friend.

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The New Pet Parent’s Guide to Adopting an Adult Dog
Get off to a great start with your new fur-ever friend with these helpful tips.
My Greatest Risk (and Biggest Reward): Why Rescuing My Dog Was the Best Decision I Ever Made
The fearful special needs dachshund who came into our lives as a foster pup has made huge strides since she became an official member of the family.
10 Things Every First-Time Pet Parent Should Know Before They Start Puppy Kindergarten
Training experts and pet parents who’ve been-there-done-that share their candid thoughts on how you can make the most of this precious time with your new furry pal. 
How to Set a Daily Schedule for Your Puppy That Can Make Him Happier and Keep You Sane
Our canines benefit from a regular schedule just like we humans do and it’s easy to create an effective one with this quick guide.
157 of the Most Festive Christmas Dog Names
Commemorate the most wonderful time of the year by choosing a name for your pup from this list of names inspired by Christmas and the joy it brings.

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