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.
New Second Edition comes with updated content and links!
01TAKING THE FIRST STEPS
- Am I Ready?
- Do I Have the Time/Energy?
- Do I Have the Resources?
- Beginning the Search
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
03PREPARING YOUR HOME
- Items You Will Need
- Explanation of Items
- Optional Items
- What You’ll Need to Do
04INTEGRATING YOUR DOG INTO YOUR HOME
- Getting Acquainted
- Kids Roles, Expectations and Safety
- Safety For Your Dog
- Training, Exercise and Socialization
05ADVANCED DOG PARENTING
- Advanced Training & Special Certifications
- Specialty Health & Wellness
- Exceptional Dogs