Adopting? PLAN SMART: A Guide to Handling the Early Days with Your New Rescue Dog

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Nancy S. Fitzgerald
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Positive Results Dog Training LLC

A step-by-step guide to helping your rescue dog adjust to his new home, this compact book is a "must read" for those considering adopting for the first time. Written by a professional dog trainer with almost twenty years of experience working with re-homed dogs, this book will provide even experienced dog owners with a wealth of information on ensuring a smooth transition from shelter to home.

Nancy S. Fitzgerald, CPDT-KSA, CBCC-KA, is a certified professional dog trainer and behavior consultant with almost twenty years of experience working with all sorts of dogs, from traumatized rescues to happy companion dogs. She has owned and operated Positive Results Dog Training LLC in Wilmington, Delaware since 2008. Prior to opening her business, Ms. Fitzgerald worked extensively with Delaware Humane Association. She also currently teaches pet and specialty classes at the Dog Training Center of Chester County in Pennsylvania. Ms. Fitzgerald is a Pat Miller Certified Trainer and a graduate of the Karen Pryor Professional Dog Trainer program.

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  • 5
    Adopting - Planning/Early days

    Posted by Pat Miller on 2nd Jan 2020

    Tons of excellent information packed into this small volume - a great resource for every new dog owner!

  • 5
    Excellent resource

    Posted by Karen M on 13th Nov 2019

    Great booklet on how to set up your new dog (of any age) for success. I especially liked the sections on how to integrate the new pup with your resident cats and dogs. Lots of things I'd never thought about before.