Understanding the Adoption Process
What types of counseling services are available for birth parents?
How soon can I start obedience training with a newly adopted dog?
When will a newly adopted puppy outgrow chewing?
How to Adopt a Cat
Is there a difference in short or long hair cats?
What challenges may I face in owning a dog?
Do adopters need to obtain a dog license for their new dog?
How to Care for a Newly Adopted Cat
Choosing a Cat – What Kind of Cat is for You?
What is a home study?
What is the role of birth parents in international adoption?
How long can a newly adopted dog be left alone?
How much and how often should I feed my newly adopted puppy?
What type of commitment will I need to make when adopting a cat?
Should I adopt a cat or a kitten?
How can the whole family participate in taking care of a dog?
What comes in a typical adoption packet?
How to Cat Proof Your Home
Choosing a Cat – Finding a Pet Cat
What is involved in the home study process?
Why is it important for adoptive parents to find an agency that supports birth parents?
Should I give a newly adopted dog free roam of the house?
Are dog parks a good place to socialize my newly adopted puppy?
How much time does caring for a cat require?
Isn’t a Cat just a cat? Are there real differences?
What advice do you give first time dog owners?
Should I adopt a puppy or a dog?
How to Set Up a Safe Location for an Adopted Cat
Choosing a Cat – Features in a New Cat
How long does the home study process take?
What is the most important thing for adoptive parents and birth parents to understand?
When is a good time to begin establishing rules and boundaries with a newly adopted dog?
How often should I exercise my newly adopted puppy?
How much will it cost to adopt and own a cat?
What criteria should I use when choosing a cat?
Where should I go to adopt a dog?
What criteria should I use when choosing a dog?
Local Services for Cats
Choosing a Cat – Comforts for the New Cat
How has domestic adoption changed over the years?
How important is ongoing communication with birth parents?
How much exercise will my newly adopted dog need?
Should I crate train my newly adopted puppy?