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Tips On What To Do When Bringing A New Dog Home

By Kyle Anderson

Taking a puppy home and introducing it to the entire family is one of the most special moments. The future will depend on how well the pet owner prepares all of the family members on the new set up at home. This means that not only will the dog adjust to the new home, all of the family members will also have to adjust to the new puppy. Below is a list of things that one can do to hold the family together.

There are always limits and boundaries that dogs have to follow in the household. Start teaching them as soon as possible so that they will learn the rules earlier.

On the first few days, the dog has to be housebroken. The dog has to be lead to a place where he can do his own thing regularly so that the next time that he feels like doing it, he knows where to go.

For a puppy, this training may take a week or even months to learn. Make sure that he does not roam around the house until he learns to do so. Yes, it may take a lot of your time and energy in looking after the dog, but you will surely be delighted in the future once the dog learns this at the earliest time.

Let the dogs be exposed to new environment especially if they are put in the kennel. They may have the ability to adapt quickly to new things and places because they are considered as sensitive creatures, yet there are still dogs that cannot adapt immediately. Patience is needed when you have dogs. Avoid giving them many activities or exposing them to many visitors immediately.

Since dogs are pack animals by nature, you should let them know who is the boss. And because you are the boss, you need to set up your Alpha status the time you acquire them. Don’t ever let them feel they are the boss because this lead to train the dogs hardly.

The next step will be obedience training. Once the above steps have been completed, you can start to train the dog by you preferably. However, if you need to go to a class, it would be best that you tag along the dog. Still, if need to get a trainer to show the dog the simple tricks, you should be there.

Remember, pets that are given attention and training are better behaved pets. Owners love to raise and keep this kind of pets. Therefore, take time to train.

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