• 10 important things to consider when you decide to adopt a dog

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Adopting a dog is no small task and can be especially daunting for first-time pet owners.
    Luckily, we've compiled a list of things to consider that will help make your time at the shelter a little bit easier.
    Follow the eight tips below to ensure you'll be providing a forever home to a dog in need. Ask for an assessment of a dog's behavior and health, if one isn't provided.
    "Any established shelter that prides itself on being at the forefront of animal rescue will provide behavioral and health assessments," Ryan Parker, a certified dog trainer from The Humane Society of Ocean City , told...
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