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Bringing a New Dog Home: Successful Adoption Habits

Bringing a New Dog Home: Successful Adoption Habits

Behavior

You have an adorable new puppy or just adopted a sweetheart of a dog from a shelter or rescue group. You can’t wait to spoil him or her rotten, right? Loving on a new pup is mandatory, sure, but it’s also important to provide him with a structured environment from day one. Setting clear expectations […]

Adopting a Shelter Cat? Here’s How to Prepare

Adopting a Shelter Cat? Here’s How to Prepare

Shelter Animals

June is both the ASPCA’s Adopt a Shelter Cat Month and the American Humane Association’s Adopt a Cat Month. Either way, it’s a very special month for cats. Cats definitely need adopting. According to the ASPCA, about 3.2 million cats enter shelters annually. However, only about half are adopted. While some are euthanized for medical […]