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Adopting your first family dog? Here’s what you need to know

Jul 27 2021
Adopt a Dog

Adopting your first family dog is no simple decision. From selecting the appropriate breed to contemplating the right pet insurance, introducing a puppy to your family takes a lot of time and research. 

If you’re entirely new to pet parenthood, below are just a few things you should know when adopting your first dog.  

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Best dog breeds that are kid-friendly

Apr 01 2021
Best Dog Breeds

Adding a four-legged friend into the family is a great way to bolster your bond and relationship with one another! While it is true that all dogs make great companions, there are only a few dog breeds that best fit a family with kids. Dog breeds that are better suited for families with kids are referred to as family dogs.

A family dog can help foster your children’s sense of compassion, responsibility, and cooperation—all the while being a great playmate in and out of the household. Before buying or adopting a dog (we highly recommend the latter!), keep in mind that some dogs are better as playmates for energetic, older children. In contrast, some have gentle, peaceful dispositions fitter for the little ones.

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