Introducing a New Dog into Your Home | PAWS Chicago

Introducing a New Dog into Your Home

When welcoming a new dog into your home, it’s important to take into account your home’s other residents, whether they be other dogs, cats, children or older adults.

Careful planning can help ensure a smooth transition for everyone.

Introducing a New Dog


Households with a Dog

Welcoming a new dog into a home that already has a resident dog (or dogs!) Read More

Households with a Cat

Introducing your dog to a cat is a much slower process than introducing him to another dog. Read More

Households with Children

Giving your children a best friend for life and teaching responsibility and important life skills. Read More

Households with Senior Citizens

Dogs can make great companions for seniors, providing unconditional love and constant companionship. Read More

Helping a Shy Dog Adjust

By showing him patience and caring, a shy dog can be a great companion and can gain confidence. Read More

Training Classes

Practice makes perfect, and your pooch will get plenty of practice in training classes. Learn about PAWS Chicago’s training classes and enroll today!