Adopting Puppies in London, How do I go about it the right way?

Adopting Puppies in London, How do I go about it the right way?

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There is no psychiatrist in the world that makes you feel the way an adopted puppy does…

It’s something that goes through everyone’s mind at least once in their life. Whether it is an imminent desire, a dream or an on going thought, we have a couple of tips that could help you go through the very incredible process of adopting a puppy.


We’ve put together a few steps towards adoption that we consider being essential to make the process easier for you and your future furry best friend.


First of all, what do you mean by ‘let’s adopt a puppy?’ We consider and treat all dogs like puppies. If you think the same, you’re actually half way there, loving a dog like loving a puppy throughout the years is what will make those years last the longest!

Now let’s dig into it;

First and more importantly… It’s a huge decision and responsibility to take. A dog is for life so review your motivations before you’re about to get into any puppy search; professional, living, financial and even health situations are essential criteria that you have to take into consideration.

For those that haven’t got all these situations adequately aligned but are desperate to be around dogs, then you might want to consider fostering a rescue dog, lending one for the day on ‘borrow my doggy’ or help your dog owner friends with their dog on weekends for instance.

These options will be beneficial in order for you to aid your learning towards the decision of adopting a dog on London.


What dog breed will suit your lifestyle best?

All the questions that were raised by the previous step should have actually given you some clues about the following. Again, depending on where you live, what you do and what your surroundings are like for dogs, a certain breed will be more or less appropriate.

You should have a look at The Kennel Club’s website where you can find an interesting series of questions to help you find the right dog breed. We also invite you to take a look at their breeder’s scheme and advices about adoption on The Kennel Club website.

BatterseaAll dogs Matter and Dogs Trust can also be very helpful when going through the process. They know their mission really well and will always make sure that any dog adoption is done with care and thought.



Whether you adopt a rescue puppy, give a dog a second chance or get one from from a breeder, you are about to embark on one of life’s best adventures and we love being here to make it as great as can be. We are happy to help you find out about the best way to care for your newest family member. When you first adopt a puppy, having to think about, food, bedding, treats and grooming is a little bit overwhelming. We cover most of these important things, so pop by one of our stores (Visit us) or ask us questions on Instagram. Other reading material . Here’s another one you’ll like, 30 Awesome Puppy Care Tips.

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