Adopting a dog from a shelter is one of the best decisions you will ever make. When you adopt a dog and make him a part of your family, you welcome an unconditional love that will bless you and your family each day. But once you make the decision to adopt a shelter dog, you then need to find the right dog. So we want to help with some questions to consider before you choose which dog to adopt.
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5 Questions To Consider When Adopting A Dog
- Do you want a puppy, middle age or mature dog?
Adopting a puppy is a lot of work! And for some people who are home during the day and have lots of time to devote to train a puppy, adopting a puppy is a fun choice.
But for many people, adopting a slightly older dog who is already trained works much better.
A third option, which many people overlook, is adopting a mature dog or even an elderly dog. Older dogs who have ended up in shelters desperately need homes so they can give and receive love for the last stage of their lives. If you are able to adopt an elderly dog, you will feel that extra blessing of knowing that you’re truly rescuing a dog that needs you and may otherwise not have found a forever home. [Read More…]