The moment a puppy, older or rescued dog comes into our homes and into our hearts, we must take full responsibility for his or her health, well-being, and socialization skills by giving it an abundance of love, understanding, and guidance. Your dog's life is dependent upon you and- at the risk of sounding heavy - sometimes it's matter of life or death. For some of us, caring for a dog comes naturally and some of us will learn as we go; but it should never be at your dog's expense. You never want your dog to pay the penalty of trial and error, as some errors cannot be undone. Want to read more? PLEASE JOIN OUR BRONZE, SILVER, OR GOLD MEMBERSHIP.   SILVER AND GOLD MEMBERSHIPS ALSO INCLUDE TRAINING INFORMATION AND ADVICE.  JOIN HERE.