How to Properly Care for Your Dog

Provide high-quality food on a consistent schedule and fresh water always available. Follow veterinary diet advice.


Ensure your dog gets adequate physical and mental exercise for their age, health and breed.  


Use positive reinforcement to instill good manners, impulse control, and basic obedience commands.


Brush coat, trim nails, clean ears and teeth regularly per veterinary guidelines based on breed.


Keep up with vaccines, preventatives like flea/tick medication, and annual wellness exams.

Veterinary Care

Dog-proof your home by removing dangers, using gates, and ensuring secure fencing.

Safety Proofing

Gradually socialize your dog to new sights, sounds, animals, and people using positive association.


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