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Guide to the Right Dog

From selecting a breed to bringing your puppy or dog home, there are many things to consider when choosing a pet. We chat to Dr Joanne Righetti to get all the tips and advice on finding the perfect dog for you.

Dr Jo is an animal behaviourist, educating the public and professionals in all aspects of the human-animal relationship. Her background is in zoology, with a PhD in animal behaviour and a counselling diploma - qualifications which enable her to work with all sorts of animals - including the human variety!

Am I Ready?

Take our quiz to check if you’re ready to own a dog. Am I Ready?

Which breed?

Find the right dog breed to best suit your lifestyle. Which breed?

Choosing a dog

Learn about finding, selecting and settling in a new dog. Choosing a dog

What about adoption?

Find out more about adopting a dog from an animal shelter. What about adoption?