Ready to adopt, but having trouble finding "the one"

Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 06/11/2012 - 06:08

I have been searching for a pittie to adopt for 6 months, I've met several wonderful Pit Bulls, but, I haven't found one that I've really clicked with, I have one other dog, a 2 yr old Siberian Husky named Caleigh, I know I would like to adopt a chocolate and white female (I don't care for male dogs as they lift their legs all over) preferably the same age as my dog or younger but not a puppy (I'm NOT going through THAT again). When I got Caleigh I didn't choose her, she chose me, so I don't really know anything about choosing a dog. Why haven't I found the perfect dog for me? Have I set my standards too high? Any advice would help.

I just wanted to ask you where you were looking for your future dog? The shelters, a rescue or a breeder? 

Personally I would recommed going to a rescue that has known the dog and sees how the dog does with other dogs. Especially since you already want a female and are looking for another. My first recommendation would be to choose a dog that is younger then your current dog, so it will be easier for your new dog to accept your dog being higher in the chain. Are you dead set on that coloring of a dog? Maybe that limits you? I would recommed attending adoption events, where you see the dog interact with other dogs and allows you to see multiple dogs at one time. Most events are at Pet Stores, which allows you to bring your dog and you could see how the two of them interact. Good luck!