Finally! A Guide to Successful Dog Adoption for Every Family!

  • Expert advice from rescue specialists, organizations, veterinarians, dog parents, pet business owners and more!
  • Useful links to the best, most relevant articles from pet professionals along with useful products.
  • One-stop shop for the most asked dog-related questions, before, during, and after adoption.

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New Second Edition comes with updated content and links!

Module 1

01TAKING THE FIRST STEPS

  • Am I Ready?
  • Do I Have the Time/Energy?
  • Do I Have the Resources?
  • Beginning the Search

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02OK, YOU’RE READY. WHAT NOW?

  • Where Do I Go to Adopt a Dog?
  • What to Expect at the Shelter/ Rescue Organization
  • Dog Adoption vs. Dog Breeders

Module 3

03PREPARING YOUR HOME

  • Items You Will Need
  • Explanation of Items
  • Optional Items
  • What You’ll Need to Do

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04INTEGRATING YOUR DOG INTO YOUR HOME

  • Getting Acquainted
  • Kids Roles, Expectations and Safety
  • Safety For Your Dog
  • Training, Exercise and Socialization

Module 5

05ADVANCED DOG PARENTING

  • Advanced Training & Special Certifications
  • Specialty Health & Wellness
  • Exceptional Dogs
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