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4 tips for bringing home a second dog

Including how to tell if adding a second dog is even a good idea.

MARY JO DILONARDO

October 5, 2019

Maybe it's the forlorn look of a puppy at a shelter. Or maybe you love your dog so much that you figure two canine buddies would be so much more amazing than one. Whatever the reason, you're considering bringing home a new dog or puppy.

Before you add a second dog, here are some things to consider.

Evaluate your current dog

Does your dog play well with others? (Photo: Konstantin Kolosov/Shutterstock)