How to adopt a dog?

Other / Friday, December 10th, 2021

Adopting a dog is a very important decision and before you take the plunge, you need to ask yourself a few questions. What are these questions? Let's find out together.

How do I adopt a dog from a shelter?

Dog farms produce several times a year. You can look here. So it is possible to adopt a dog from a kennel. You can look these up. To do this, you must choose a kennel (ask your veterinarian for advice) and visit it. Then ask all the necessary questions to make sure the breeder is serious. Of course, the premises must be clean and the dogs and puppies must be in good health and get regular exercise... If you want to get a puppy from a dog school, you will have to make an appointment and possibly pay an application fee. Depending on the breed and the origin of the animal, the purchase of a puppy from a breeder can cost between 600 and 1,200 euros.

How to adopt a dog from a private home?

Newspapers and specialized websites are full of ads. Indeed, many individuals often wish to give away their dog's puppies. Some because of an unwanted pregnancy, others because they have a small family. You need to know from the start if you want a purebred dog or not. Individuals often give away what are called "mongrels" or pets that they have to get rid of, and family breeders sell puppies... Whatever your choice, be very careful and ask for guarantees from the sellers. Be curious, meet the dog or puppy you want and ask to see its papers or health certificate. 

How do I adopt a dog from a shelter?

In shelters, many animals are waiting for a new family. If you decide to adopt a dog from a shelter, there are certain procedures you must follow. First, you must come to the shelter and explain your request. A volunteer will give you a tour of the shelter and show you a dog that might be suitable for you (type, size, temperament, etc.). You must return with your entire family and bring important documents (ID card, proof of address, etc.) before the adoption can be arranged.