• tips for adopting a pet,  tips for pet parents

    Should You Adopt a Puppy or an Older Dog?

    Are you heading to your local shelter this weekend and wondering should I adopt a puppy or would an older dog be the perfect match? Yes, a puppy is precious, but also very needy. You’ll spend far more time with that puppy in the early months than you would with an older dog. The shelters are crowded with dogs – many just a few months out of their puppy phase. A puppy is going to adjust to your home better than an older dog, but that doesn’t mean the older dog won’t love your home, too. Puppies and older dogs each have their own specific requirements. A puppy has to…