Thank you for your interest in a shelter pet.
Post Spay / Neuter Support
If your pet was recently spayed/neutered for the next two weeks, keep it calm, limit its activity level, do not let it participate in strenuous play and do not let the incision to get wet as this could cause the incision to break open.
Your First Vet Visit
We recommend that you take your pet to your veterinarian for a thorough examination as soon as possible. You should have received your pet’s medical records, if you did not, contact the shelter.
Have patience - it may be the first time they have been inside a house!
We can’t guarantee that your new dog is housetrained, so please be patient. Click the button below for some helpful tips on housetraining.
Your new pet has been under to a lot of stress while living at the shelter. Before it arrived at the shelter, it may have been neglected, starved, suffered from disease and even abused. Please give it time to adjust to you and its new home.
Your new pet may experience separation anxiety. Your shelter pet was alone in a shelter for days, weeks or maybe months. Now it is finally in a real home and all seems well. Then suddenly the humans leave and it is all alone. They can panic and become destructive or run away.