Settling In

Below you’ll find a collection of information sheets to help you with your new dog.  If you can’t find what you’re looking for, or need further advice, please reach out to us via our contact page or by email to
Please note, all content has been pulled together by our volunteers based on their vast experience with adopting and fostering Romanian rescue dogs.  This information should not be used as a substitute for a behaviourist or veterinary surgeons opinion and it has not been written or approved by either.
If you need to speak to a behaviourist or veterinary surgeon and would like some help finding a reputable company to deal with, please do reach out.

Crate Training

To help your new arrival settle, we recommend providing a crate for them. For many dogs a crate is their safe place and helps them to settle in a new home sooner.

Dogs and Children

As excited as your children will be to meet their new friend, it is important they move at the dogs pace. Here are some top tips to help with introductions.

Introducing Resident Pets

Introductions with resident pets is a critical moment. Read this guide to give pets the best chance of being forever friends.

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

The Pawprints team are always on hand to help.  If you need support, advice or help, please reach out.