How to adopt a stray dog: An easy, step-by-step guide

Updated: Oct 22

Indie dogs are adorable. But most dog lovers are hesitant to take them in as they don’t know how to adopt a stray dog.


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Many believe that adopting street dogs is difficult as they can’t be house-trained. However, these dogs are highly adaptive and make excellent pets.


Here’s a simple guide on how to adopt a stray dog:


Step 1: Make sure the dog isn’t someone’s pet

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You could also check local Facebook groups to ensure it’s not a lost dog.


Step 2: Assess the dog’s temperament

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