We are looking for a new dog to join our family, our male dog is besides himself with grief after our loss, he really is lost..didn't think it was possible but seeing is believing how miserable he is. I would like to adopt a dog, preferable one who has been waiting for awhile for a family, not a puppy and I know we offer a great loving home for any pet however, the husband not that keen. He is very worried we get a 'dud' dog that might come with issues (wtf ever that means but anyhow)...also, our male has never known or met another dog besides our female and I'm wondering if he will be ok with a newcomer.
I know these shelter dogs are known to be wonderful pets but has anyone had any bad experiences?? Also, where would you recommend we look in ct area? The are so many shelters, how do we choose?