Crate training is an essential tool. Learn the basics here!
Dog to Dog Introduction
Learn how to properly introduce your new dog to your resident dog(s).
Learn how to successfully transition your new dog to your home. The first 2 weeks are crucial. Do it right.
Playing with Foster Dogs
After your foster dog has decompressed in your home, another great way to build your relationship with them and forge that bond of trust is to initiate PLAY.
Helping Your Foster Dog be Comfortable Home Alone
Does your foster dog have separation anxiety? Check out our tips!
House training Your New Foster Dog
Housetraining your new foster dog doesn't have to be stressful or complicated! Check out our easy to follow, simple plan for success.
Keeping Interactions Between Foster Dogs and Children Safe
Check out our rules and boundaries for keeping foster dogs and children safe!
Introducing Your Foster Dog to Strangers in Your House
Is your foster dog shy or get overexcited when introduced to new people inside your home? Check out our tips for making these interactions safe and fun!
Introducing Your Foster Dog to Cats
Introducing your foster dog to cats may seem daunting but follow our simple steps to keep the experience positive for both dog and cat and you!
Introducing Your Foster Dog to New People Outside
Introducing your foster dog to new people outside can be tricky. There are lots of distractions and it's easy to get overstimulated. Check out our tips on safe ways to meet new people outside!
How to Properly Navigate Adoption Events
With a few easy precautions, adoption events can be fun and productive!
How to Handle Leash Walking
Taking walks is such an important way to bond with your dog and it should be enjoyable and stress free. A few simple training techniques can make all the difference.
Choosing the Appropriate Walking Gear
Training your new foster dog to walk properly on the leash and other basic obedience is essential in making them more attractive to adopters. And choosing the right equipment to accomplish this, is half the battle. Check out our top tips!
How to Control Your Foster Dog's Jumping
Is your foster dog jumping on your friends, your kids, and your counters? Check out our recommendations for ways to curb this behavior and help your pup be well mannered and adoptable!
Dealing with a Foster Dog's Boredom and Destructive Behavior
Boredom can often lead to destructive behavior which can be challenging to deal with. Being proactive, creative, and putting in the work to help your dog through this can make all the difference! Here are our tips for boredom busters.
Enrichment for Your Foster Do
Enriching your foster dog's life through novel experiences that build confidence, allow them to have happy and fun adventures, and bond with you, is so important. Follow along here for some of our favorite ways, including hide and seek, hikes, and trips to Home Depot!
Have an adult foster dog who isn't completely housetrained? We have a few tips and techniques to make housetraining easier than you think!
Riding in a Car Safely with Your Foster Dog
Some dogs love the car, others not so much, but either way, it's good to know how to keep your pup safe and sound on any adventures you may take!
Dealing with a Foster Dog's Mouthiness, Nipping and Play Biting
Sharing some tools and techniques for dogs that are mouthy and may nip and play bite.
Learning Your Foster Dog's Body Language
Check out our tips for learning how to read your dog's body language.
In this video, we explore reasons for excessive barking/vocalization and strategies for eliminating this behavior.
How to Successfully Foster a Puppy
Puppies can be a handful, we know! Check out our suggestions for helping your foster puppy navigate their first few months, including puppy proofing, crate training, and basic manners!
Caring for a Senior Dog
Seniors are to be cherished and we have some special tips for making your frosty faces safe, healthy, comfortable and happy in their golden years!