Getting to Know Your Dog

By |2012-08-15T15:25:12-04:00June 19th, 2012|Categories: Dog Adoption Guide|Tags: , , , , , , |

No matter how much time you put into learning about the breed of dog you have chosen, there is a point you should consider: while there are many traits particular to some breeds, every dog is still a DOG. You can gain a fair amount of understanding of what the breed is like, […]

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Networking with Others

By |2012-08-15T15:25:50-04:00May 19th, 2012|Categories: Dog Adoption Guide|Tags: , , , |

You may not have thought of networking as being an important part of adopting a dog. There are a number of reasons why networking can make the adoption more successful. It can help you in choosing the right dog, and enhance the experience of being a dog owner.

Before you actually adopt a dog, you can learn […]

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Being Reasonable

By |2012-08-15T15:33:17-04:00May 9th, 2012|Categories: Dog Adoption Tips|Tags: , , , |

For a dog adoption to be successful you must be realistic in your expectations about both the animal and yourself. You’ll have better results if you consider these suggestions before making a final decision about adopting a pet.

First, think about what you expect from the dog you want to adopt. The role he will play in […]

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Considering a Mixed Breed

By |2017-08-02T14:36:52-04:00April 19th, 2012|Categories: Adoptions, Dog Adoption Facts, Dog Adoption Guide, Dog Adoption Resources, Dog Adoption Tips|Tags: , , , |

Whether you have your heart set on a particular breed of dog or are searching for a special dog that suits your personality, there is another option for you to consider. A mixed breed may be exactly the kind of dog you want.

Contrary to expectations, there’s nothing standard about mix a breed dog. Not only do […]

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Now’s a Great Time to Adopt a Dog

By |2012-08-15T15:22:08-04:00December 2nd, 2011|Categories: Dog Adoption Facts|Tags: , , , , , |

Cowley County Humane Society celebrates the American Humane Society’s Adopt a Dog Month by offering half price adoption fees through the month of October. Regardless of the type or size of dog, bets are CCHS has it or will during this fabulous event.

Opt to adopt! Approximately 25 percent of all dogs at animal shelters are purebreds […]

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Comparing Breeds

By |2017-07-12T17:26:37-04:00July 19th, 2011|Categories: Dog Adoption Guide|Tags: , , , |

If you compare dog breeds, the animal’s size and appearance will likely be the first factors to come to mind. There are many other factors involved in choosing the breed of dog that is right for you.

When comparing breeds you must consider the needs of your family and your home, as well as the needs of […]

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