Your next Furry Family Member, things to consider.
Expanding your family with a dog, cat, rabbit or otherwise is a big commitment, and there is a big debate between adopting a rescue or getting a puppy or kitten from a breeder. They are certainly pro’s and cons to both.
A puppy is where you can start from the beginning but the puppy stage can be a challenge all on its own. Plus, finding a puppy from the right family can be another challenge, with their breeding background posing even there own risks and challenges. However, there is a lot of joy with a puppy joining your family. You can watch them learn and grow into the family member they will become! Likewise with a kitten!
We have a range of services available for puppies, from Classes to Personal Lessons, Train & Board and Puppy Play Dates! If you ever need help with your young new family member, please do not hesitate to reach out.
Adopting a younger dog or cat is another consideration. These are generally younger animals who, due to unfortunate circumstances, now need new forever homes. If you are after a younger dog or cat but are reluctant for the trials of the “baby age”, then they will be a well-loved addition to your family. It is always recommended to keep in mind that they will already have established characteristics and habits, some even may be challenging. Which is why we highly recommend seeking assistance from a local dog trainer or animal behaviourist in helping with the transition into your family.
Adopting an older dog or cat, may not have been on your raider but golden oldies are full of love and potential. They are just hoping for a new family, where they can spend the rest of their golden years in comfort with a new home. Although it may be considered sad taking on an older pet, it is not without the rewards having a new furry family member. Furthermore, you will be providing them with all that they are after, a loving, caring home and family to be with. Plus, they might just surprise you with their own quirks and characteristics! An old dog (or cat!), can learn new tricks. If you need any more reasons to adopt an older companion, click here.
We can also assist with the transition of a young or older family member, regardless of their age. We can help with most habits and can recommend the most appropriate training approaches and methods. Whether through our Train & Board, our Personal Lessons, or Adult Classes. We are here to help.
If you are interested in adopting, here are a few rescue groups we recommend located around Perth: