Dog Adoption Tips


Many dogs are adopted each year from rescues, and some of those are then returned. Here are some helpful links to help you prepare for bringing a dog into your home.

Dog adoption checklist

Bringing a dog home

Adopting a dog


Cat Adoption and Behavior Tips


Cats make wonderful additions to homes; however, given their nature, learning more about cat behaviors and needs can be helpful. See the links below and pages in this section to learn more.


Cat body language


Cat staring


Common Cat Training Problems 


Pet Ownership Resources

Lifetime pet ownership calculator

Ultimate Guide to Pet Adoption

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