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  • Giving a new opportunity in life to an animal is a unique and rewarding experience, but not a perfect one. If you are still on the fence about adoption, here are some things that might help you make up your mind.

    The Pros and Cons of Adopting a Dog

    The Pros and Cons of Adopting a Dog

    by Carolina Mejia1

  • Rescue dogs are unforgettable—so much so, that most people who adopt a second-chance pet will return to a shelter when they are ready to get another dog.

    Your Guide to Your First Shelter Dog

    Your Guide to Your First Shelter Dog

    by Jana Louise Smit0

  • If you are considering adopting a puppy mill dog, it's important to know what to expect considering that puppy mill dogs are not the average dogs most people are accustomed to. Adopting a puppy mill dog can come with many challenges, but forewarned is forearmed.

    What to Expect When Adopting a Puppy Mill Rescue Dog

    What to Expect When Adopting a Puppy Mill Rescue Dog

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli4

  • So many dogs out there are in need of being rescued. Ask yourself these questions to decide if you are ready to take on a rescue pet.

    Is a Rescue Dog Right for You?

    Is a Rescue Dog Right for You?

    by Ellison Hartley6

  • You've probably read that getting a puppy for Christmas is a bad idea. In many circumstances, that's true. But getting a puppy for Christmas isn't automatically a bad idea if you're ready for puppy and dog ownership.

    Holiday Puppies: Should You Get a Puppy for Christmas?

    Holiday Puppies: Should You Get a Puppy for Christmas?

    by Maggie Bonham0

  • If you are thinking of adopting a large dog, why not consider giving a retired racing Greyhound a home? There are many dogs and some Greyhound puppies in the rescue centers in need of a good home. Here's what you should know before adopting greyhounds.

    Adopting Retired Racing Greyhounds as Pets

    Adopting Retired Racing Greyhounds as Pets

    by L M Reid4

  • Getting a puppy is surely a super exciting event in your life, but don't be caught unprepared! Make sure you have all you will need when getting a puppy with this helpful puppy checklist including all the essentials to make life with your new puppy a breeze.

    New Puppy Checklist: All You Need When Getting a Puppy

    New Puppy Checklist: All You Need When Getting a Puppy

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli3

  • An AKC Breeder of Merit's guide to finding a reputable dog breeder for your new family member with tips on where to look, red flags to watch out for and typical breeder and puppy buyer obligations.

    8 Tips to Find a Reputable Dog Breeder

    8 Tips to Find a Reputable Dog Breeder

    by Solaras2

  • Puppy scams are rife. Frankly, they apply to any purebred puppy, kitten, and even other species. The popularity and priceyness of the Bull Terrier make this breed a natural target.

    How to Buy a Bull Terrier and Not Get Scammed

    How to Buy a Bull Terrier and Not Get Scammed

    by Jana Louise Smit1

  • Are you searching for a puppy? If you are looking for an affordable dog, then be sure to check these recommendations out. We'll also talk about which places you should stay away from.

    The Best Places to Find a Really Cheap Puppy

    The Best Places to Find a Really Cheap Puppy

    by Dr Mark32

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