• Dog Adoption Tip #12 – Emergency Kits
    January 10, 2019 | Diane Rose-Solomon | What to expect when adopting a dog,

    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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  • Dog Adoption Tip #11 – Vet Visit
    January 4, 2019 | Diane Rose-Solomon | What to expect when adopting a dog,

    During the first 10 tips, we’ve been talking about the adoption process and where to find your new pup.  We’ve also shared some of the items you will want to have, and in this tip, I’m sharing some of the…..

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  • Dog Adoption Tip #10 – Microchip and ID tags
    December 27, 2018 | Diane Rose-Solomon | What to expect when adopting a dog,

    We are at the point in the dog adoption process where you’ve already brought your new dog home and you’re going to need a few essential items.  So I created a list of some of the basic items you are…..

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  • Dog Adoption Tip #9 – Vantage Point
    December 25, 2018 | Diane Rose-Solomon | What to expect when adopting a dog,

    In previous posts we’ve been talking about the big responsibility of dog adoption, where you can go to find your new dog and now we’re going to start talking about caring for your new best friend. In a future post…..

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  • Dog Adoption Tip #8 – Patience, Training & Compassion
    December 20, 2018 | Diane Rose-Solomon | What to expect when adopting a dog,

    In this important tip, I want to bust one of the bigger dog adoption myths, which is that shelter dogs are damaged. There are a million reasons why a dog might land in the shelter. One of them could be…..

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  • Dog Adoption Tip #7 – Be Prepared
    December 18, 2018 | Diane Rose-Solomon | What to expect when adopting a dog,

    During the first six dog adoption tips we have been discussing how important it is to rescue a dog. We’ve been talking about the responsibility of pet parenting, where you can go to find a dog, whether it’s searching online…..

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  • Dog Adoption Tip #5: Search In-person or Online
    December 11, 2018 | Diane Rose-Solomon | What to expect when adopting a dog,

    Today’s tip discusses your options should you want to search for your dog in person (rather than starting with an internet search with an online database like adoptapet.com or petfinder.com). There are a couple of options. The first one is…..

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  • Dog Adoption Tip #4: Dog Breeds
    December 6, 2018 | Diane Rose-Solomon | What to expect when adopting a dog,

    Today’s tip is about dog breeds. Maybe you already have an idea of a dog breed that you want. Or maybe breed isn’t important to you. But there are big breeds and small breeds and shedding breeds and non-shedding breeds,…..

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  • Dog Adoption Tip #3: What age range is best?
    December 4, 2018 | Diane Rose-Solomon | What to expect when adopting a dog,

    This week’s tip is still about responsibility but we’re finally getting into the fun stuff. Now we get to start considering what kind of dog you might want. Specifically for this week’s discussion, which age dog best suits your situation?…..

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  • Dog Adoption Tip #2: Have a plan to afford a dog
    November 29, 2018 | Diane Rose-Solomon | What to expect when adopting a dog,

    Dogs are awesome and they, like everyone else, deserve to be loved and cared for. In my first tip, I shared how the first step in dog adoption is being aware of the responsibility.  So along the same lines this…..

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