Adoption Tips & Tricks

Thank you for adopting your new pet! We are so excited for your new journey and we are here to help set you and your pet up for success. Below you will find resources to help you troubleshoot common post-adoption questions and challenges.

Consider signing up for our First Class Canine Training classes, or if you have additional, questions please reach out to our behavior team by emailing training@humanecharlotte.org. We are here to help. Below you will find articles that will help address some common needs when you bring a new pet home.

First Two Weeks with your new dog

Housetraining Your Puppy

Adding a Dog to Your Household

Introducing Your New Dog to Your Resident Dog

Crate Training Your Dog

Dog Toys and How to Use Them

Fear of Thunderstorms

Positive Reinforcement

Puppy Chewing

Puppy Play Biting

Introducing your Cat to Other Pets

Positive Reinforcement Training for your Cat

Cats Destructive Scratching

Pets Meet Baby

Reducing Urine Marking Behavior

Solving Litterbox Problems