Re-homing a Dog
There are many breeds and types of dog, all varying in size, body shape and personality. On average, dogs live for around twelve years, but many live for much longer.
Owning and caring for a dog is great fun and immensely rewarding. But it's also a big responsibility.
It's important for people owning or caring for a dog know about dog laws, to find out more please download our Dogs and the law information (169 KB).
Dogs have very complex needs so looking after them well can be challenging.
There is no one 'perfect' way to care for all dogs because every dog and every situation is different. It's up to you how you look after your dog, but you must take reasonable steps to ensure that you meet all your dog's needs.
For more information please click on the link: How to take care of your dog (pdf 2.08MB).