New Adult Dog Guide

Welcome home your
adult dog

Bringing a dog into your family is an exciting time that can also raise a lot of questions. Find the answers to your commonly asked questions here.


Life Stage:

Petco Foundation

Adopt your new forever friend

The Petco Foundation brings together animals in need with loving people.

Essentials for your first 72 hours together

Comforts of home

Welcome your new dog with a warm bed and everything else they'll need to feel comfortable.

Dog Behavior Training >

Picking the right bed >

Serve up happiness

Start your dog off on the right paw with clean, complete nutrition.

How to transition to a new food >

Top-rated grain-free food >

Ready, set, go

Make the journey home a safe and relaxing one with essentials for your adventures.

Tips for traveling with a dog >

Healthy for life

We're here to help your new best friend live their healthiest, happiest life.

  • Veterinary Care >
  • Dog vaccinations
  • Flea, tick & heartworm prevention
  • Microchip I.D.
  • Dental care & cleaning
  • Vitamins and supplements, as needed
  • Positive Dog Training >
  • Dog socialization
  • Dog behavior basics, including "leave it," "wait," and loose-leash walking
  • Problem-solving ideas for jumping, barking and digging
  • Pet Insurance >
  • Save time and money
  • Covers unexpected vet bills from accident and illness
  • Compare pet insurance plans and prices in one place
  • Dog Grooming >
  • Personalized service
  • 100% satisfaction guarantee
  • Safety always comes first
  • 7-point Pet Care Check