134: Getting Your First Dog…The Right Way!

Annelise Halliday Norman had a Corgi shaped hole in her heart for many years before she was able to fill it. She joins Tina Spring and Julie Fudge Smith to discuss the research, preparation, as well as the surprises that came with adopting a puppy as a single woman and graduate student.


Annelise’s etsy shop for snuffle balls and snuffle mats: Bean Pup Boutique. Use promo code YFD10 at checkout to get 10% off everything in the shop!


Puppy Development: What you need to know about your growing puppy

Warning Signs in Puppies: Recognizing Behavioral Problems

Puppies from a Breeder’s Perspective


Choosing your new best friend

How to choose an ethical breeder

What to look for in a shelter or rescue group