Behavior Library - Adoption

Dog-Dog Introductions

Learn how to properly introduce a new dog to your home and resident dog(s).

Ready to Adopt Dog

Life with a dog comes with many benefits, but also involves many responsibilities. It’s important to carefully think through the decision to adopt, because owning a dog is a commitment that can last anywhere from 10 to 17 years.

Recommended Reading

Download our list of great books about dog behavior, from practical how-to guides on specific issues to scholarly tomes on the origins and evolution of domestic dogs.

Thinking about Adopting a Puppy

Review this comparison chart about adopting a puppy or adult dog to learn which is a better match for you.