Getting a Dog

Pick the right companion, bring them home right

So many options: puppy or dog, breeder or rescue, along with the right size, temperament and activity level. After that's figured out, what's best to prepare yourself and your home for a new dog?

Scout will help you pick the right dog for your lifestyle and get your house in order to welcome your new BFF.

Golden Retriever

Best Golden Retriever Mix Breeds

by Samantha Biggers

May 31, 2018 | GETTING A DOG

Midge, World's Smallest Police Dog

Should I Get a Purebred or Mixed Dog? How to Decide

by Amanda Creasey

March 23, 2018 | GETTING A DOG

Great Pyrenees - Samantha

Why I Chose The Great Pyrenees

by Samantha Biggers

Feb. 22, 2018 | GETTING A DOG

Dog_on_Sofa

Most Common Dog Breed Restrictions for Apartments

by Sonal Panse

July 5, 2018 | LIFESTYLE

Multiple Dogs Walking

Adopting or Purchasing a Dog: Making The Right Choice For You Both

by Samantha Biggers

Jan. 24, 2018 | GETTING A DOG

Schnauzer

Which Dog Breeds are Hypoallergenic?

by Samantha Biggers

Jan. 3, 2018 | GETTING A DOG

Goldas Doggie Day Care

Introducing a New Dog to your Current Dog

by Amanda Creasey

Dec. 14, 2017 | GETTING A DOG

Harley the Bichon Frise

Bichon Frises: How to Care for Your Little Puff Ball

by Maria Reverberi

Dec. 20, 2017 | GETTING A DOG

Gryff and Bella

Bringing a Dog Home to a Cat

by Amanda Creasey

April 15, 2018 | GETTING A DOG

Bulldog puppy

What's in a Name? That Which We Call a Dog

by Samantha Biggers

June 21, 2018 | GETTING A DOG

Service dogs on steps

Make Your Dog a Hero: Training a Service Dog

by Amanda Creasey

July 18, 2017 | BEHAVIOR & TRAINING

cat and dog cuddling

Dog-Proof Litter Boxes: What to Know, What to Do, and What to Buy

by Samantha Biggers

July 26, 2017 | GETTING A DOG

Golden and Teddy

How to Find a Good Rescue Center

by Maria Reverberi

May 7, 2018 | GETTING A DOG

Dog looking outside car window

Dog Adoption: How to Find Your Next Furry Friend

by Maria Reverberi

July 19, 2017 | GETTING A DOG

Dog traveling in bag

Dogs & Flying: Air Travel With Your Dog & the Alternatives

by Samantha Biggers

May 31, 2017 | GETTING A DOG

Yorkie on suitcase

Hotels & Dogs: What Every Dog Loving Traveler Should Know

by Samantha Biggers

May 22, 2017 | GETTING A DOG

girl with dog on floor

Best Dog Books For New Owners

by Samantha Biggers

May 3, 2017 | GETTING A DOG

moving dog to new home

Prepare For Pick Up Day: Welcome Your Dog Home

by Melissa Walker

Feb. 24, 2017 | GETTING A DOG

Dog with Chew Toy

Can you Afford a Dog?

by ScoutKnows Editor

Oct. 18, 2017 | GETTING A DOG

Dog on City Street

Where To Get a Dog In New York

by Jillian Blume

Aug. 19, 2017 | GETTING A DOG

French Bulldog Under Tree

What You Need to Know Before Rescuing a Dog

by Katie Haines

Aug. 19, 2017 | GETTING A DOG

Dog Meets Snail

How To Pick The Perfect Name For Your Dog

by Melissa Walker

Jan. 12, 2017 | GETTING A DOG

Puppy Playing in a Planting Pot

How To Think Like A Dog When Dog Proofing Your Home

by Melissa Walker

Jan. 12, 2017 | GETTING A DOG

Olivia the Rescue #1

Why I Chose Olivia the Rescue Dog

by Katie Haines

Aug. 8, 2017 | GETTING A DOG

ScoutKnows Places dog

Should You Adopt A Puppy Or An Older Dog?

by Jillian Blume

April 25, 2017 | GETTING A DOG

Dog Playing in Mud

Gear To Have Before Day 1 With Your Dog

by Melissa Walker

Jan. 12, 2017 | GETTING A DOG

ScoutKnows Places dog

Are you Ready to be a Dog Owner?

by Jillian Blume

Aug. 19, 2017 | GETTING A DOG

Penelope the Pug with Crazy Face in Grass

Why I Chose Penelope the Pug

by OMP Writer

Aug. 8, 2017 | GETTING A DOG

Sam the Rat Terrier being held

Why I Chose Sam the Rat Terrier

by Tracy Farnsworth

Aug. 8, 2017 | GETTING A DOG

Annie the Mini Schnauzer #1

Why I Chose Annie the Mini-Schnauzer

by Beth Bauer

Aug. 8, 2017 | GETTING A DOG

Four Dogs in Lineup

Choosing a Dog Breed

by Katie Haines

Jan. 11, 2017 | GETTING A DOG

Ruby the border collie

Why I Chose A Border Collie

by Melissa Walker

Dec. 19, 2016 | GETTING A DOG

Wolf Dog Puppy

What It’s Like to Own a Wolf Hybrid Dog

by Eric Chisholm

Dec. 20, 2016 | GETTING A DOG

Reputable breeder

How to Find a Reputable Breeder (and Avoid Puppy Mills)

by Melissa Walker

Dec. 16, 2016 | GETTING A DOG

Sam the French Bulldog

Why I Chose a French Bulldog

by Vaibhav Batra

Aug. 8, 2017 | GETTING A DOG

Costs Owning Dog

How Much It Costs to Own a Dog

by Melissa Walker

Dec. 14, 2016 | GETTING A DOG