Adopting From A Shelter

Shelter dogs often have a bad reputation but really they are sweet and loving
Adopting From A Shelter

Top 5 Myths About Shelter Dogs

Part of Cesar’s mission is to promote rescue, rehabilitation, and re-homing of dogs. There are millions of homeless dogs in the world, and a large number of them are currently in shelters waiting for one of two options: a forever home, or death. Often, people are reluctant to adopt shelter dogs because of certain preconceived notions about them. Here, we debunk five common myths about shelter dogs. Common Myths that are Portrayed on Shelter Dogs They’re in the shelter because something is wrong with them This myth comes from common misunderstandings about how dogs wind up in shelters in the

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Adopting From A Shelter

5 Misconceptions About Shelter Dogs

The love of a dog is like no other. Making the decision to get a dog is a big one, but you’ll be countlessly rewarded every single day you get to spend with your pup. The biggest decision, however, is deciding where to get your dog. When you’re getting a dog, you should always consider checking out your local animal shelters to adopt your newest family member. Every year, 3.9 million dogs enter animal shelters. About 1.2 million of those dogs are euthanized because they haven’t been adopted. There are tons of lovable, adoptable dogs waiting to go home with

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How To Adopt A Dog From A To Z – Cesar Millan

Everything You Need to Know About Adopting a Dog If you’re thinking of adopting a dog, there are quite a few things you need to consider when adopting a dog, and some of them will no doubt surprise you—at least a little. To guide you through the process, we’ve assembled a panel of experts—William Berloni, director of dog training at The Humane Society of New York; Sirius XM radio’s It’s a Dog’s Life host Greg Kleva; Barbara Lathrop, who’s on the board of directors of Associated Humane Societies in Newark, NJ, and of course, Cesar himself. Here’s their 26-point tip

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A dog adopted from a shelter finds it hard to trust people.
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Trust Issue

Misconceptions about Adopting a Dog As we’ve discussed many times here, there are a lot of misconceptions about shelter dogs, a big one being that they are somehow “damaged” and unadoptable. But, really, most of the time the reasons that a dog winds up in a shelter come down to human failure. Dogs end up in shelters because we don’t properly train them, or we aren’t prepared ourselves, economically or personally, to take on the responsibility. If any damage has been done to those dogs, it’s been done by people. Of course, once a dog is in a shelter, its

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Cesar Millan in dark tunnel
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The Other Refugees

By Cesar Millan Refugees have been all over the news recently — whether it’s Syrian refugees in Europe, or tens of thousands of refugee children from Central America crossing the border into the U.S. via Mexico. These are stories I can relate to, because I once made that journey myself, although at least I wasn’t fleeing a situation where my life was in danger. Now, while some people want to welcome them and others don’t, I haven’t heard anyone seriously suggesting that we should just shoot these people, especially women and children, because there are too many of them and

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