Here’s What Vets Say Every First-Time Dog Owner Should Know

Illustrated by Abbie Winters.
Getting a dog is all about embarking on a brand new, exciting adventure. A big part of that adventure? Plenty of surprises…like, a favorite sandal going missing kind of surprise. But not all of pet ownership needs to be shrouded in mystery.
Before you bring your new friend home, there's a few major things you should know, including how to safely swap puppy food, pet-proof your home, travel on an airplane, etc.
Feeling overwhelmed? Not to worry — in partnership with Eukanuba, we spoke with veterinarian Sarah Evans, DVM, and created the ultimate guide for first-time dog owners.
Ahead, six helpful tips to prep you for success.

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