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Getting a Dog

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Learn how dogs promote responsibility and nurturing—crucial to child development
Discover all the ways dogs can enrich your life and the life of your family
Factor in your lifestyle, costs, family roles, and more before taking the plunge
Check out the benefits dogs have for your physical and emotional well being
Learn how dogs bring comfort and recovery to their owners' lives
Learn about all the positive health benefits having a dog can bring to your life
Learn how dogs actually help transform the therapy experience for certain patients
There are many ways to find the right dog for your family, from shelters to rescues
Bringing home your new baby is an exciting time. It can also mean a lot of change for your dog or cat. You can help your four-legged family member adjust with some planning and preparation. Read on to learn how to introduce your pet to a baby.

Most children love dogs. They're cute, cuddly, and oh-so-friendly. But did you know that growing up with a dog can actually benefit a child's physical and psychological development? Here are some of the many benefits of dogs being in children's lives.

Should you adopt one pet or two pets at the same time? It's true that adopting more than one pet requires some extra work, but you'll reap many times the rewards when you give two dogs or two cats a new home. If you have a pet that enjoys the company of another, this may be a great option for both you and your pet.