Resources for New Rescue Dog Parents

Useful articles to help you build a lasting bond with your rescue dog

Rescue dogs are not broken. They have simply experienced more life than other dogs.
If they were humans, we would call them wise—they would be the ones with tales to tell and stories to write. The ones who were dealt a bad hand and had the courage to persevere.
— Unknown

The feeling you receive after earning a rescue dog’s loyalty, love and trust is like no other. While most rescue pups cannot wait to show you how much love they have to give, others may be a little more sensitive and unsure of their surroundings.

But the incredible thing about rescuing dogs is that, while some may take a little more time than others, once you have their love and trust, there’s nothing in the world that could take your place in their heart.

So how do you get from here to there?

How do you train your dog so they don’t look at you as a punisher, but instead, as their protector and leader of the pack?

We’ve compiled a few helpful links that will walk you through some of the most common dog parent questions.