Adopted A Dog – Crucial first 3 weeks after adoption
EXCELLEDNT video on how to safely and carefully go about adopting a dog.
WEEKS before adoption:
Consult a professional to conduct a behavior evaluation if the rescue or shelter has not done it yet.
Purchase Crate, bed, Bowls and premium quality food, a buckle collar, tags, leash
Book an appointment with your vet and groomer
Create a dog-savings account you should have at least $500-1000 for emergency
Take a maternity-week off to introduce your dog in his new environment. (do not consider a pet sitter to be your replacement, however, have the pet sitter meet the dog during this time)