On this episode, Scott and Jess talk about the steps to take when you bring a new puppy into your household that already has other dogs. They discuss ways to avoid problems and smooth the transition of your puppy into your home.
Topics discussed include:
• Dog tip of the day
• Be an advocate for the older dogs in your household
• Supervise playtime and potty time
• You need to prepare for bringing your puppy home
• Limit access to the environment
• If your older dog has issues, you need to anticipate how the puppy will affect those
• Don’t just hope for the best
• The energy levels of an older dog and puppy are very different
• Be conscious of your puppy eating snow, since it is like drinking water
• If your puppy is a rescue, it may have been misrepresented
• You need to do an assessment of the dog yourself
• The general timeframe for a puppy is 8 weeks to 6 months old
• Containment setups make a lot of sense when the dog first comes home
• You can contact the show by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Have you ever wondered why your dog behaves a certain way? Are there things you need help with or support? Join Scott and Jess Williams each week as they explore these and other topics.
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