Adopting Adult Dog For Home – Points To Consider

Adopting Adult Dog For Home – Points To Consider

When you adopt a puppy most important thing is looking at his parrntage, but when you are adopting adult dog for home than most important thing is what that dog is. If you want my opinion than I will suggest to go for a puppy, because you can moderate his habits according to your need and a strong bond gets developed with him from his childhood. But I am not stopping you adopting adult dog for your home. You have to look upon many things before adopting a dog for your home, I have already written articles on how to adopt a dog. Here is there reference link:-

1. How To Choose Breed

2. Choosing A Puppy From Litter

Why We Have To Choose A Adult Dog

As I have above said I always advise for adopting a puppy, but if you are choosing a adult dov than still there is no problem. Many people are busy in there day to day life and they do not have time to give to a puppy, as puppy needs lot of attention and care, so in this case they opt for adult dog. Many times due to sudden death of their dog people choose adult dog to fill his space. But major reason is lack of time .

When you are adopting adult dog basic things you should inquire for are here-under:-

1. Why The Previous Owner Selling

2. What Is Health Condition

3. Is Dog Socialized

4. Can He Be Safe For Family

5. Parentage

1. Why The Previous Owner Selling

When you are adopting adult dog first of all look for the reasons why his present owner is selling him. Anybody who loves dogs and owns a dog never try to sell it if it is not too much required. Owner may be in financial problem, but it is not a problem for one who is adopting. Is there any other problem related to dog. Inquire his health history, behaviour history and find out why the owner is selling it.

Adopting adult dog

Adopting adult dog

2. What Is Health Condition

Many dogs have problem related to their health, they become ill after some time and may be facing any serious ailment. In that cases owners try to save their money and try to sell dog to others. Be aware about this thing and check the health status of dog to whom you are adopting.

3. Is Dog Socialized

What education and training that dog has got till today is a major point to consider while adopting adult dog. You should check whether the dog is socialized and can stay with family. Is he aware about his duties and role. Consider all this things. Always opt for a displined dog otherwise it will create problems in future.

4. Can He Be Safe For Family

Always say no to aggressive dog, when you are adopting adult dog. He can cause serious problems in your life. You will be unknown for him and your family too, aggressive dogs can attack on new people. So be sure that dog should not be aggressive when you are adopting adult dog.

5. Parentage

Never miss to inquire for parentage. Although an adult dog is in front of us and his quality and performance can be checked but still you shouls know his parentage. This will help you in future breeding and also will satisfy you about quality of your dog.

Adopting adult dog

Adopting adult dog

So these above are some points that one should look for while adopting adult dog for his home. When you adopt a adult dog he needs time to settle with new things and place. You will be also a new person in his life so you will need to pay some attention to make him familiar with you and your family. Here is the list of points that he should be aware of:-

1. He should know that you are his new owner.

2. Make him comfirtable with others member of your family.

3. Give him new living place and teach him to be aware of it.

4. Get the details of his like and dislike from previous owner.

5. You should be aware of his health status.

6. Try to modify his habits according to your desire and requirement.

7. Give him some happy moments with you.

These are some points that will help you to let him understand you and you will also get a lot of information about him too. In initial days show him love as he is a new comer and he has to make adjustments with you and your family. Give him food of his like and also some play time with you.

Following above points you will get a dog of your desire and will also help him to settle with you and your family.

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