9 Tips to Welcome Home Your New Adopted Dog

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You have just adopted your new dog? Congratulations! ๐Ÿ™‚

Bringing a new dog at home is an exciting experience, but it can also be a little bit daunting as well. ๐Ÿ˜ณ

Here is a list of 9 things you should do to make you new dog feel at home.

1. Get as much information you can about your new dog.

10 Tips to Welcome Home your New Adopted DogAsk and search about your new dogโ€™s breed and behavior.

2. Shop for the necessary supplies.

Best Dog Toys for Boston TerriersWhat should be on your list :

3. Dog-proof your house.

Guilty Boston Terrier Dog - But, Listen I Can Explain!Remove or relocate things that your dog could eat or destroy.

4. Establish daily routines and stick to them.

He Loves to be Captured in Pictures - Kun from Queretaro MexicoEstablishing daily routines which include scheduling feeding, playing and walks. Make sure that these routines take place at a similar time each day.

5. Take your dog outside.

What are your Thoughts on having Two Dogs?Take your dog outside frequently to prevent accidents.

6. Prevent separation anxiety.

Has Anyone Found any Toys that will Not be Destroyed by a Boston Terrier?It is recommended to leave the house frequently for short periods in the beginning. Once your dog is comfortable with short departures, randomly include some longer departures. You can also give your dog a safe chew toy before you leave the house.ย To learn more about separation anxiety read, Iโ€™ll Be Home Soon! by Patricia McConnell.

7. Make sure your dog feels safe and secure.

in his brand new bed - rufus from oshawa ontario canadaIf your new dog is used to sleeping in a crate, make sure he can do so at your house too.

8. Take your new dog to the vet for an exam.

Take your new dog to the vet for an exam.Schedule a first visit to your dogโ€™s new veterinarian. You can alsoย have your dog microchipped (If he’s or she’s not already).

9. Give your dog time to get used to the new home.

Head Tilt of a Boston Terrier named Milo from ClevelandYour new dog will need some days or weeks to get used to the new home. Anxiety or a lack of appetite may be noticeable. By showing patience with your new dog, you will help him/her to appreciate you and the new home.