• Dog Adoption Tip #21 – Pet Sitting
    March 15, 2019 | Diane Rose-Solomon | Adoption, Animal Tips, Dogs, Email Digest Blog,

    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 | Adoption, Animal Tips, Dogs,

    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 | Adoption, Animal Tips, Dogs,

    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 | Adoption, Animal Tips, Dogs,

    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 | Adoption, Animal Tips, Dogs,

    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 | Adoption, Animal Tips, Dogs,

    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 | Adoption, Animal Tips, Dogs,

    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 | Adoption, Animal Tips, Dogs, Training & Enrichment,

    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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  • Dog Adoption Tip #13 – Grooming your pet
    January 17, 2019 | Diane Rose-Solomon | Adoption, Animal Tips, Dogs,

    This week’s tip is about grooming your dog. While it’s important to groom your dog so they feel and smell clean, grooming is also part of their health regimen. Basic grooming includes: a bath, nail trim, cleaning out their ears,…..

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  • Dog Adoption Tip #12 – Emergency Kits
    January 10, 2019 | Diane Rose-Solomon | Adoption, Animal Tips, Dogs,

    We have been talking about different aspects of dog adoption, and in the last few tips I’ve shared some of the things you might want to do when you first bring your dog home. In tip #11 we discussed taking…..

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