What To Expect When Adopting A Dog

Join Diane for a book signing and fundraiser from 6 to 9 pm at the Lois Lambert Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica. Dog-themed art by various artists will be auctioned benefiting LA Love and Leashes. RSVP required.

What to Expect When Adopting a Dog offers expert advice from rescue specialists, veterinarians, dog parents, and pet business owners with links to the best, most relevant articles from pet professionals, making this book a one-stop shop for all dog-related questions, before, during, and after adoption. There are thousands of dogs waiting for a loving home. This book educates a prospective dog parent on what to expect, helping to make the experience easier and more joyous.

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about diane rose-solomon

After rescuing a puppy 21 years ago, Diane Rose-Solomon became involved in animal rescue and education, serving for years on the board of directors of a small grassroots organization, the Animal Guardian Society. To give back more to the animal community, she became a Certified Humane Education Specialist through Humane Society University in 2009. She then combined her humane and creative interests by publishing her first two books, award-winning JJ the American Street Dog, and How He Came to Live in Our House and the sequel JJ Goes to Puppy Class.
Her newest nonfiction title, What to Expect When Adopting a Dog is due out September 2016. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two children and two rescued dogs.

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FOR KIDS: Learn about our Team Kindness program, how your child, class or group can become a Team Kindness All Star, and show how they are leading the way in compassionate action! Click on the Team Kindness link below for more information. Or invite Diane to do an author visit at your school.

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FOR ADULTS: Learn about how easy it is to adopt a dog from a shelter or rescue organization," to "Learn how easy dog adoption and rescue can be and how it benefits your community.

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FOR SHELTERS & PET BUSINESSES: Diane wants to help you raise funds for your organization, and educate your community about the benefits of adopting a dog vs. buying one.

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