One of the first things a person who is considering getting a puppy or adopting a dog is to find a dog that matches your personality and needs. Ask yourself, what do you want out of the relationship?

The Velcro Dog VS. The Independent Dog: If you are a couch potato you shouldn’t get a highly active dog or “Independent Dog”. If you are a highly active person, you shouldn’t get a dog that is a coach potato or “Velcro Dog”.

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We encourage you to check out our #backyardpettalkpodcast with Shannon Riley-Coyner and Guest, Trish McNillan, as they discuss dog adoption here: