PART I: Testing Your Pet-Ability.
Chapter 1: Ready? Set? Stop! What You Need to Know Before You Buy.
Chapter 2: Decisions, Decisions: Narrowing Your Choices.
PART II: Finding Fido.
Chapter 3: Looking for Love in All the Right Places.
Chapter 4: Adopting a Rescue or Ricochet Dog.
Chapter 5: But They're All Darling! Choosing the Right Dog.
PART III: Puppy Protection, Papers, and Puddles.
Chapter 6: Welcome Home! Preparing for Your New Arrival.
Chapter 7: Dealing with All Those Papers.
PART IV: A Panorama of Breeds.
Chapter 8: Fur, Fowl, and Fun: The Sporting Group.
Chapter 9: Talented Noses and Eyes: The Hound Group.
Chapter 10: Yo-Heave-Ho! The Working Group.
Chapter 11: Terra Firma: The Terrier Group.
Chapter 12: Cuddle Up a Little Closer: The Toy Group.
Chapter 13: Diversity Unified: The Non-Sporting Group.
Chapter 14: Head 'em Up, Move 'em Out! The Herding Group.
Chapter 15: Et Cetera, Et Cetera: The Rare and Miscellaneous Group.
PART V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 16: Ten Musts Before You Buy.
Chapter 17: Ten Things to Look for When Choosing a Breeder.
Chapter 18: Ten (or More) Things You Must Give Your Dog.
Appendix A: Glossary of Medical Terms.
Appendix B: Resources.
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