Dog Selection Services
It is all too common for people to go to a pet store, breeder, or humane society and fall in love with the first dog they see which may not result in an ideal relationship. Each dog has its own personality and set of strengths and weaknesses. The dog you choose should fit well with your personality and family dynamics.
Whether you are looking to adopt a rescue dog or get a puppy from a reputable breeder, Cavalletto Canine can guide you through the complete selection process and help you find the right pet for your lifestyle. Through our Dog Selection Services, we will help you to:
- Evaluate Your Readiness. Understanding what kind of time you can devote to your dog should be a key deciding factor in whether or not you are ready to commit to having a pet.
- Identify the Dog Behavior that Best Complements Your Lifestyle. Cavalletto Canine will help you make a realistic list of what type of dog behaviors you want and don’t want. Although there is no one perfect breed, we will help guide you in selecting a dog that would best fit in your home environment.
- Breed Selection. After we identify what you want and don’t want, Cavalletto Canine will provide expert guidance on the type of breed that will be the most successful in your life.
- Determine if You Want a Shelter Dog or Purebred. Cavalletto Canine will help you weigh the pros and cons of adopting a purebred or shelter dog based on your lifestyle requirements. If you decide on a purebred, we will coordinate a meeting with a reputable breeder and work with you through the puppy selection process. If you want to adopt a shelter dog, we will direct you to reputable rescue organizations or humane society facilities in your area and work with you through the puppy selection process.
- Temperament Testing. Cavalletto Canine can manage the temperament testing during your dog selection process to help identify specific traits and counsel you on the training needed to shape his attitude toward people, places and things going forward.
Duration: Contingent on needs
Cost: $200 per hour