Tips for Getting a Dog

Getting a dog is a big step, so it’s important to do your research first. Explore the variety of breeds and options so you can get the best family dog or the best dog for your kids. Plus, our experts offer advice so you're fully prepared to welcome your new four-legged family member into your home.


  • Thinking about getting a dog and wondering if dog adoption is right for you? Puppies and older dogs are waiting in animal shelters and humane societies all over the country.