Bringing a new puppy home is an exciting time in the life of any new dog owner. However, it’s important that training is something that starts immediately. Otherwise, you might soon wonder if you have taken on more than you can handle when you start finding mess around the house because your puppy doesn’t know where he’s supposed to go to the toilet. Along with that, puppy training can be fun for both the owner and the dog; it gives you a chance to bond with your new furry friend and lay down some ground rules from the get-go that will help the two of you build a strong and long-lasting relationship. We’ve put together some top tips for getting started with training your new puppy.
Tip #1. Choose a Good Name
Whilst you might not think that naming your puppy is related to his training, it can be more …
Most peoples’ first impressions about animal shelters aren’t pleasant. Many think of animal shelters as crowded camps of stray pets and other animals that people either didn’t want or couldn’t afford to keep. Sadly, the impressions formed about animal shelters can impact even the good work that they do. What many don’t realize is that most animal shelters do their best to facilitate long and happy lives for dogs, cats, and other pets they encounter. In order to clear the air, let’s review four crucial things that animal shelters in your area are actually doing.
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Provide Medical Attention
Some people have this idea that animal shelters merely take in animals, hold them, and then either send them to new homes (or in some unfortunate cases, euthanize them). This just isn’t true! Most animal shelters provide around-the-clock medical care to pets out of their own pockets. From vaccinations …