Slow Intro & Decompression

Set your new rescue dog up for success!


The Slow Introduction Process applies to adopters and fosters that already have resident animals in their home. The Decompression Period applies to ALL adopters and fosters.

Download the step-by-step guides and read them in full. After you have read them in full, check out the “cheat sheet” infographics as a quick reminder. Hear our volunteers and adopters explain WHY these processes are so important.

Why is this so important? Hear from Volunteers & Adopters