How To Adopt A Dog: The Secrets to Finding Your Best Friend At The Pound [NOOK Book]

Overview

When you adopt a dog from a shelter you are giving him (or her) a second chance at having a home and a family. In fact you could be saving his life!

Pet adoption can be the most rewarding and affordable way to get a wonderful dog.

But ...
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How To Adopt A Dog: The Secrets to Finding Your Best Friend At The Pound

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Overview

When you adopt a dog from a shelter you are giving him (or her) a second chance at having a home and a family. In fact you could be saving his life!

Pet adoption can be the most rewarding and affordable way to get a wonderful dog.

But successful rescue or adoption has challenges and risks.

This step-by-step guide comes to your rescue with a proven plan for identifying, choosing and bringing home the perfect dog for you and your family.

In just 30 information packed pages, Jimmy Rodriguez shares his years of dog rescue experience to help you choose the right dog and make a smooth transition from the shelter to your home.

Adopt helps you:

- identify the traits you need in a dog
- evaluate a dog while in the kennel
- ask the right questions that avoid 'disaster dogs'
- professional tips and tricks you can use to introduce your dog to your home and family
- handle bad habits

Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Dog Adoption & Dog Rescue: Overview
Chapter 2: Choose The Dog For You & Your Lifestyle: Take The Dog Selection Quiz
Chapter 3: Fees, Licenses, Health & Food: Know the Costs of Adopting A Dog
Chapter 4: Where To Adopt: Dog Shelters / Newspapers / Pound - Research Your Options
Chapter 5: How To Adopt A Dog: Ask The Right Questions At The Shelter / Store
Chapter 6: Prepare Your Home For Your New Dog - 4 pages
Chapter 7: Rescue Dog Behavior: Build a Great Relationship with Your Dog Quickly

If you are thinking of adopting a dog in the next year, scroll up and click "Buy Now" and read this book.
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Editorial Reviews

Amazon.com
I feel 100% more confident armed with this knowledge, and in fact we have booked to go to the shelter this weekend with Mum in tow to choose her next best friend.

Oh and this book doesn't only go through the adoption process but is a guide.. which will take her through any subsequent issues, and also help her to set ground rules from the start and deal with any initial teething problems.

The author knows her subject matter well and communicates it effectively and responsibly.
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Great book for dog lovers who want to choose the best dog for their families, After having had a dog before I knew that you really need to take the time to pick the RIGHT dog after all you have them for so long! So this book really made us decide what was best for our family.
Amazon.com
If you're even thinking about getting a dog you should get a copy of "How to Adopt a Dog." This book is a comprehensive look at the process of adopting a dog. It covers everything! I'm helping a friend who's going to adopt a dog and this book is going to give us a great blueprint to follow.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015673432
  • Publisher: Angelico Publications
  • Publication date: 12/11/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 98 KB

Meet the Author

Pat Lee volunteers at a dog shelter and has adopted and fostered shelter dogs for over 30 years.
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