Want to be a dog walker or dog sitter?

You’ve come to the best place for getting started.

Learn More

Bringing Home Fido: Resources for First-Time Dog Owners

Photo by Unsplash


Becoming a dog owner for the first time is really exciting—though at times it might feel overwhelming. Caring for a pet is a daily responsibility and, if you never owned a dog before, you might feel clueless about what to expect. Dogs are very loving and loyal, but they also need a lot of love and support in return. 


Bringing home your very first Fido? Here are 20 resources you need to tackle every challenge, understand and fulfill their needs, and keep destructive behavior at bay.


Food and Water






Body Language


Accessories and Toys


First-time dog owners are in for a real treat—few things in this world are as blissful as the love of a dog. Be sure to set your whole household up for success by educating yourself on what to expect after you bring home Fido.