Matching a great dog to your own lifestyle and environment is no small feat. There's much to consider in adding a new member to your family - realities that will make a huge difference in your life and in that of the new pup... I want you to make the best possible choice and I encourage you, as a potential new adopter, to consult with me before selecting a puppy.I want you to make the best possible choice and I encourage you, as a potential new adopter, to consult with me before selecting a puppy.
A Pre-Puppy Consultation will give you insight and guidance
about the most important information you'll need, covering
a variety of topics, such as these and many more:
What breed or mixed breed of dog is best suited to your family and lifestyle, based upon traits like temperament and activity level?
There are thousands of items in your local pet supply shop, starting with crates, gates and pens, bowls, toys and different types of food. Learn which ones you'll really need before bringing your puppy home, how to choose among them and then, how to best use them.
Caretaking: Can your puppy be left alone while you're away all day at work? How about while you're out to dinner? I'll help you be prepared about how to give your pup the quality care he or she needs.
Making the commitment: Adopting a puppy is a commitment to a relationship that makes you the caretaker for the life of that dog. Are you ready and able to take on the many responsibilities involved?