Great information whether you adopt from a rescue or purchase from a breeder.

Finding and adopting your dog can be exciting. But there is so much more to consider than searching PetFinder for the cutest puppy face available.

Four Quick Tips: How To Adopt A Dog
Do you want to adopt a dog but worried about finding a dog that is the right match for your[...]
53 Questions You MUST Ask the Shelter BEFORE Adopting a Dog
Whether you are adopting from the humane society or a local rescue group, it’s so important to find out as[...]
Everything a First-Time Dog Owner Needs to Know
There is a first time for everything, and becoming a first-time dog owner requires some planning, but it is one[...]
Top 10 Puppy Proofing Basics You Must Do Today
Are you ready to bring your puppy home? Have you puppy proofed your house yet? Just like if you were[...]
What’s the Difference Between Spayed and Neutered?
The Difference in a Spay and Neuter is spay refers to a female dog being fixed and neuter is referring[...]
3 Big Clues to How Old is My Dog?
How Can I Tell the Age of My Adopted Dog? The first question most people ask about your dog is[...]
Top 17 Reasons You Should Adopt a Dog
If you are looking for a reason why you should adopt a dog, I have 17 of them listed here.[...]
The Best Way to Introduce a Second Dog Into Your Pack
So you’re thinking about adopting a second dog? Do you have a vision that both dogs will be best friends,[...]
How to Temperament Test a Dog Before You Adopt
Knowing what to look for in a dog's personality is an important part of adopting. You want to make sure[...]
What are the First Things I Need to Teach My New Puppy?
Are you wondering when or how to start training your puppy? The short answer is right NOW! The following puppy[...]
What’s the Difference Between a Dog Rescue and Humane Society or Shelter
If you’re ready to adopt a dog, you may be searching on an animal rescue site such as PetFinder or[...]
9 Reasons to Adopt a Mutt vs. a Pure Breed Dog
If you need a reason to Adopt a Mutt, here are 9 of them: When you adopt a mutt, you[...]
The Best Way to Surprise Someone with a Puppy for Christmas
Are you thinking of surprising someone close to you with a puppy for Christmas? We’ve all seen the videos or[...]
Top 11 Reasons Why Adopting a Senior Dog is the Perfect Choice
Did you know, November Is National Adopt-A-Senior-Pet Month? Senior dogs are often overlooked at the shelter and rescues, well, simply[...]
The First 7 Days – Bringing Your Adopted Dog Home
Congratulations on adopting your new dog! Bringing your adopted dog home is so exciting. I'm sure you are ready to[...]
Top 250+ Best Dog Names for Your Dog
Good Dog Names for Your Dog One of the questions I get asked with every foster dog that is adopted[...]
How to Crate Train Your Dog or Puppy in 3 Easy Steps
Learn the 3 Easy Steps to Crate Train Your Puppy or Adult Dog Learning how to crate train your new[...]
Why Should I Crate Train My Dog?
When bringing home a new dog, whether it is a puppy or an adult dog, the crate can create a[...]
Why You Should Adopt a Dog from a Foster-Based Rescue
Until becoming involved in fostering dogs, I really didn't consider the difference between adopting a dog from a humane society[...]
How to Become a Foster Home for Dogs
I realized I wanted to be a foster family for dogs after adopting our dog JJ. He was listed for[...]
How Do I Get My Puppy to Stop Nipping or Biting Me?
Every person that adopts a puppy will ask this question… how do I get my puppy to stop biting me?[...]
How to Choose and Adopt the Perfect Dog for You
Choosing the Right Dog for You and Your Family So you’ve decided you’re ready to adopt a new puppy or[...]
How to Potty Train a Puppy Fast & Easy
You brought home your new puppy, took him outside to show him where to go potty and he sniffs, plays,[...]
Bringing Your New Dog Home and the 3-3-3 Rule
Congratulations, you finally found the puppy or dog you want to adopt! I am super excited for you and I[...]
Why NOT to use a Flexi-Leash or Retractable Leash
You are ready to bring home your rescue dog and you go shopping to pick out all the supplies you[...]
Things to Know Before Getting a Dog
7 Important Questions to Ask Before Adopting a Dog So you have decided you want to adopt a puppy or[...]