Ensure the dog is safe and provide temporary shelter, like a quiet room or crate, to help them feel secure.
Look for any identification tags or microchips to identify the dog's owner or previous caretaker.
Schedule a thorough vet check to address any immediate health concerns and establish a care plan.
Introduce the dog to your home gradually, allowing them time to acclimate to their new environment.
Enroll in obedience classes and socialization to help the dog adapt to their new surroundings and interact well with others.
Provide a balanced diet and access to clean water to ensure the dog's nutritional needs are met.
Show patience and love as you build trust and form a strong bond with your rescued dog.