Adopting Your New Dog from a Shelter

Study various breeds' traits and needs to find one suiting your lifestyle.

 Breed Research  

Account for adoption fees, supplies, vet costs, food, meds etc when planning.


Provide info on housing, lifestyle, preferences to help matchmaking.  

Submit Application

Spend ample time interacting with potential adoptees during meets.

Meet Candidates 

 Buy essential supplies so everything is prepped for bringing your new dog home.  

Supplies + Prep

Schedule first vet visit within a couple weeks for a health assessment.

Vet Care  

Ease transition with gradual introductions to family, routines and environments

Gradually Acclimate  

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