Table of contents for Your adopted dog : everything you need to know about rescuing and caring for a best friend in need / Shelley Frost and Katerina Lorenzatos Makris.

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Foreword by Alexandra Paul
Introduction by Katerina Lorenzatos Makris
Introduction by Shelley Frost
An Interview with Albuquerque Mayor Martin J. Ch vez
Chapter 1	Why Dogs Need to Be Rescued
The epidemic of pet overpopulation and mistreatment
Chapter 2	What You Can Do for Dogs Right Now
Help all dogs by taking a few basic steps.
Chapter 3	How to Find a Dog to Rescue
Adopting from shelters, private rescue groups, or picking up that dog on the street.
Chapter 4	What to Do If You Find a Dog in Need: The First Few Hours
How to evaluate yourself, the dog, and the situation. The immediate basics.
Chapter 5	Your New Friend in Need Comes Home: The First Forty-Eight Hours
Safety, health, and behavior tips to help those challenging first couple of days go more 
Chapter 6	Urgent Health Needs of Rescued Dogs
Everything you always needed to know but were too panicked to ask. How to spot and 
handle health emergencies. 
Chapter 7	Long-Term Health Needs of Rescued Dogs
Some common long-term health problems; how to prevent them, spot them, and deal with 
Chapter 8	Understanding Your Rescued Dog: Building Up to Great Behavior
Developing communication and laying the groundwork for effective training.
Chapter 9	Behavior Problems and Solutions
How to prevent and change some of the more common and difficult unwanted behaviors.
Chapter 10	Home Sweet Home: Finding a ?Forever? Family for Your Rescued Dog
You?ve rescued a dog but can?t keep him. How to hunt for just the right new home for 
your friend in need. 
Chapter 11	Finally, the Good Stuff: Having Fun with Your Rescued Dog
After all the hard work you?ve done to help your friend in need, now it?s time for both of 
you to reap the rewards! Friends who play together, stay together.

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Dog adoption.
Dog rescue.