EP 3: How to Navigate Finding the Right Dog for Your Family in a Shelter Setting

Megan Arey, AAS, CPDT-KA, CGC Evaluator & guest speaker, Lisa Caputo, Shelter Manager in NH, discuss the things to know & look for before picking a dog from a rescue.  She spent over 15 years in animal welfare caring for and working with dogs of all shapes, sizes and temperaments and helping dog owners solve problems.  She helped place many dogs over the years and kept shelter pups happy with training and enrichment. Today, she answers some of the most common questions she’s heard from pet parents like you, trying to find the best fit for their family. Join us today as Megan & Lisa give tips & insight into the shelter world.  If you’re considering finding a new dog to add into your family, you won’t want to miss today’s episode!

The Dog Owners Guide Podcast: How to Navigate Finding the Right Dog for Your Family in a Shelter Setting

Todays episode covers questions such as:

  • What’s one thing that she wished she had known before getting her first dog that she wants other people to know or consider
  • Why Lisa started shelter medicine
  • What the difference between the Northern shelters and the Southern shelters are
  • Why she feels it’s so important to do research when you’re getting a rescue dog or puppy before you commit to one
  • What are some questions a person should be asking the rescue before they commit to a dog or commit to working with that rescue
  • What are things that a person should really pay attention to if they’re going to look at a dog
  • What is the common thing people do that might not be the best thing to do when looking for a rescue
  • If someone wants to volunteer at a rescue, what are things a volunteer should ask or look for before they volunteer with them
  • What are THREE big take homes for dog pet parents to take from this episode

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