Welcoming your new dog

From selecting collars and toys to testing out training techniques, bringing a new dog into your life is an exciting event that can also be stressful for both you and your pup. Until you’ve settled into a routine, be patient and use our tips to help your pet adjust to the “new normal” and build a trusting bond with you.

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You can be the hero they need

For every animal saved, countless others are still suffering. Create a future where animals no longer have to suffer in puppy mills, testing labs or other heartbreaking situations. 

Ray J the dog tied with heavy chains to a tree.
When rescuers found him at the site of an alleged dogfighting operation in South Carolina, Ray had wounds on his chest and an injured leg. Meredith Lee / The HSUS