About Diane Rose-Solomon

Diane Rose-Solomon is a Certified Humane Education Specialist and Author. Diane Rose-Solomon became involved in animal rescue and education, serving for years on the board of directors of a small grassroots organization, the Animal Guardian Society. She then combined her humane and creative interests by publishing her first two books, award-winning JJ the American Street Dog, and How He Came to Live in Our House and the sequel JJ Goes to Puppy Class.
  • Dog Adoption Tip #23 – Pet Insurance
    March 28, 2019 | Diane Rose-Solomon | What to expect when adopting a dog,

    Today’s dog adoption tip is about insurance.  There are a couple of types of insurance for your pet. Let’s start with pet medical insurance.  There are multiple companies that offer pet insurance and it works much like human health insurance.…..

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  • Dog Adoption Tip #22 – Doggy Health & Specialty Vet Care
    March 21, 2019 | Diane Rose-Solomon | Email Digest blog, What to expect when adopting a dog,

    Today’s tip is about specialty veterinary care.  Most dogs are healthy until they’re much older but accidents and illnesses do occur.  In addition to traditional veterinarians there are now veterinarians that concentrate on a variety of specialties.  Your first stop…..

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  • Dog Adoption Tip #21 – Pet Sitting
    March 15, 2019 | Diane Rose-Solomon | Email Digest blog, What to expect when adopting a dog,

    Today’s tip is all about pet sitters and boarding.  While it is lovely for a dog to live in a home where somebody is around all day, that is not always possible.  Yes, we have responsibilities like work, but it’s…..

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  • Dog Adoption Tip #20 – Extreme Weather Safety
    March 7, 2019 | Diane Rose-Solomon | What to expect when adopting a dog,

    In this tip, we are talking about safety in extreme weather conditions because the weather can pose a hazard to your dog, especially if he spends a lot of time outdoors.  Ideally, your dog lives indoors most of the time.…..

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  • Dog Adoption Tip #19 – Exercise
    March 1, 2019 | Diane Rose-Solomon | What to expect when adopting a dog,

    Tip #19 is all about exercise.  Exercise is so important for your dog, just like its important for you, and there are so many options.  You can walk your dog in your neighborhood, which is simple. Maybe you like hiking…..

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  • Dog Adoption Tip #18 – Safety
    February 21, 2019 | Diane Rose-Solomon | What to expect when adopting a dog,

    During the past few adoption tips, we’ve been talking about keeping your new dog safe in the home as well as around other dogs.  But it’s also important to keep dogs safe around humans, especially kids and vice versa, keeping…..

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  • Dog Adoption Tip #17 – Dog Meets Dog
    February 14, 2019 | Diane Rose-Solomon | What to expect when adopting a dog,

    Today’s tip is about introducing your newly adopted dog to other dogs in your family. Always keep an eye on them while they’re getting accustomed to one another.  Don’t leave them alone until you’re confident that there’s no aggression present at…..

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  • Dog Adoption Tip #16 – Potty Training
    February 7, 2019 | Diane Rose-Solomon | What to expect when adopting a dog,

    In tip number 15, I shared the importance of having patience when you bring a new dog home.  Now, if there’s one thing that will test your patience, it is potty training. Some people call it “housebreaking”.  Puppies and even…..

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  • Dog Adoption Tip #15 – Patience
    January 31, 2019 | Diane Rose-Solomon | What to expect when adopting a dog,

    This week's tip is about what you want to have the most of when your dog comes home to you for the first time, and that is patience. He’s coming home to a new home, a new family, maybe there…..

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  • Dog Adoption Tip #14 – Dog Training
    January 24, 2019 | Diane Rose-Solomon | What to expect when adopting a dog,

    We’ve been discussing the nuts and bolts of dog adoption and today’s tip is all about the importance of dog training. Even if your dog arrives knowing a few basic commands, make the commitment to spend time in a dog…..

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