Below are some resources for various issues when bringing a new dog in the home. If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bringing home your new dog:
Helping your dog decompress after being in the shelter:
Introducing your dog to a new dog:
And a helpful article about dog introductions:
Introducing dogs to cats:
Housebreaking dogs of all ages:
Adult-dog house training:
Beginning obedience training:
Crate training (Crates are not meant to be used long term or for many hours per day. Rather, they are a helpful tool for the process of training a dog to be non-destructive while home alone):
Socializing adolescent dogs:
Helping your dog develop impulse control:
Helping dogs and babies interact safely:
Introducing dogs to children:
Here are a couple great posters for you to teach your children how to interact with dogs:
- How kids SHOULD interact with dogs
- How kids SHOULD NOT interact with dogs
- Pay attention to what a dog is telling you. And teach children to respect a dog’s space! This graphic is a terrific illustration of a dog who is stressed and uncomfortable.
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