Dog Adoption

Bringing Home A Shelter Dog: A Guide To The First Hour, Day, Week, & Month

While shelters are generally awesome with the post-adoption support, it sometimes helps to have a plan in place for those first few weeks and months. With that in mind, we’ve put together our top tips for what to focus on in that first hour, day, week, and month after bringing a shelter dog home.

by John Woods
September 6th

Before You Return That Rescue Dog To The Shelter…

It’s important that we don’t shame people who consider returning their dog to the shelter, but instead give them resources and encouragement that might help them realize that they can take steps to keep their pup. Here are some ways to deal with problems before you return your dog to the shelter.

by Mike Clark
August 15th

How To Rename Your Shelter Dog After Adoption, And Why You Should

Just because your new pup already has a certain name doesn’t mean you have to keep it–and there are plenty of reasons you actually should rename them with a name that you pick, yourself. Here’s what you need to know about renaming your new former shelter dog.

by John Woods
August 7th

Should You Adopt A Senior Dog?

When we start to think about bringing a dog into our family and home, we often consider adopting a puppy. But there are many reasons to go against the grain and adopt a senior dog. In fact, it can be a fulfilling and life changing experience for those who do.

by Jean Andrei
March 27th

Adopt A Pet Dog Or Puppy: What You Need To Know

It’s very exciting to adopt a new dog or puppy into your life and home. But before you rush into this life changing decision, you should ask yourself a few questions. Here’s your guide to adopting a great pet dog or puppy.

by DogTime
December 27th
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