So, you’re getting a new pet dog or puppy. Congratulations! Here are a few quick tips you will find easy for new dog owners and their pet dog. Whether it’s a small dog or a large dog or whatever dog breed your new friend is it does not matter. These tips apply to all size dogs and dog breeds.
Know more about your new dogs’ breed.
Knowing more will give you loads of great information that will prove invaluable to you. Such as the dogs’ temperament, which you will need to know if you have kids. Researching will also tell you if your small dog is a ball chaser or one who likes to cuddle. And, also if your large dog is hyperactive or sheds their hair.
Gather supplies for your dog.
Your new best friend will need basic supplies.
Your canine friend needs a name.
Have you thought of one yet? If not, it’s okay. Many owners have waited until the first time they see their new found friend to make sure it fits. Otherwise, it can become very comical. Ever see a three pound chihuahua named Brutus? Or, a hundred and thirty pound rottweiler named Baby?
Buy toys for your new pet.
This will help them feel at ease in their new home. What’s even more fun is taking them with you to the pet store to let them pick out their toys. Toys are also great to keep your dog entertained while you are away from home.
Find a good vet.
If you don’t know of a good veterinarian in your area ask friends for recommendations. A vet is always a need to help ensure your dogs health.
Because every dog needs some kind of dog training, who will train your dog? You? Or, a professional dog trainer? If you’re not sure what you should do ask other pet parents what they did about their pet dogs training.
Be ready to fall in love with your new pup or dog. Pour on the love. They will become your most loyal and devoted friend. But, go slow. Everything will take time. It will take time for your canine critter to trust you. If you take terrific care of your dog he will show you extreme love and devotion for many years.