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Adopter Resource Library

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Are You Ready to Adopt?
Cat Adopter Resources

Dog Adopter Resources
Pet Health and Safety
Helpful Links: Pet Care and Training

Are You Ready to Adopt?

paw printWhat It Costs to Own a Cat [PDF]

paw printThe Cost of Caring for a Dog [PDF]

paw printResponsible Dog Ownership - What Does it Mean? [PDF]

Cat Adopter Resources

paw printSupplies That Every Cat Household Needs [PDF]

paw printUnderstanding Your Kitten's Behavior and Development [PDF]

paw printManaging Your Kitten's Rough Play [PDF]

paw printCat Toys and How to Use Them [PDF]

paw printIntroducing Your New Cat to Other Pets [PDF]

paw printSolving Aggression Between Family Cats [PDF]

paw printCat Aggression Toward People [PDF]

paw printReducing Your Cat's Fearful Behavior [PDF]

paw printIntroducing Your New Cat to the Litter Box [PDF]

paw printSolving Litter Box Problems [PDF]

 paw printReducing Urine-Marking Behavior in Dogs and Cats [PDF]

paw printRemoving Pet Stains and Odors [PDF]

paw printDeclawing Cats: Manicure or Mutilation? [PDF]

paw printCats: Destructive Scratching [PDF]

paw printHow to Trim a Cat's Claws [PDF]

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A Humane Alternative to Declawing: Soft Paws

Dog reading a bookpaw printPositive Reinforcement - Training Your Cat [PDF]

paw printAversives for Cats [PDF]

paw printYour Cat: Indoors or Out? [PDF]

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Dog Adopter Resources

paw printSelecting Your Next Family Member [PDF]

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Getting Your Dog Licensed in Delaware

paw printGetting Ready for Your New Dog or Puppy [PDF]

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The Puppy Manual from Adopt-a-Pet.com

paw printPreventing Dog Bites -  A Guide for Parents with Children [PDF]

paw printHousetraining FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) [PDF]

 paw printReducing Urine-Marking Behavior in Dogs and Cats [PDF]

paw printRemoving Pet Stains and Odors [PDF]

paw printThe DOs and DON’Ts of Crate Training Your Dog or Puppy [PDF]

paw printChewing - It’s Normal, It’s Natural, but It Doesn’t Have to Be Destructive [PDF]

paw printManners, Socialization and Training [PDF]

paw printOur Pack: Tips for socializing a Happy Dog [PDF]

paw printThe “Nothing in Life is Free” Training Philosophy [PDF]

paw printGetting the Most Out of Playtime [PDF]

paw printPreparing Your Dog to be Left Alone [PDF]

paw printRecommended Reading [PDF]

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Pet Health & Safety

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Safe Driving With Dogs

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Traveling by Car or Truck With Pets

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Keep Your Pets Happy and Healthy in Summer

paw printDetecting Illness in Your Cat [PDF]

paw printCommon Canine Internal Parasites [PDF]

paw printCan People Get Worms from Their Pets? [PDF]

paw printPreparing Your Home for Your New Cat or Kitten [PDF]

paw printKeeping Your New Dog or Puppy Safe [PDF]

paw printReviews.com: The Best Food For a Safe and Healthy Dog

paw printFoods to Avoid Feeding Your Cat [PDF]

paw printFoods to Avoid Feeding Your Dog [PDF]

paw printPoisonous Plants - Cats and Dogs [PDF]

paw printASPCA Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants Database

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AVMA Animal Food Recalls and Alerts

Note: If you think that your animal is ill or may have ingested a poisonous substance, contact your local veterinarian or the ASPCA Poison Control Center's 24-hour emergency poison hotline at (888) 426-4435.

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Helpful Links: Pet Care and Training

See more links about pet health and training on our Helpful Links page.

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