Welcome home, new kitty! Whether you are a first-time cat mom or cat dad, or if you are increasing your cat collection, welcoming home a new kitty is a fun
As you are well aware, your dog is a fast friend and prized member of your family. For many, having more than one dog is a way to give your
What’s the deal with dog crates? Why does everyone recommend them? Dog crates are an easy and effective way to keep your dog confined while you are training them. For
Just like human babies, puppies also must go through a painful teething process. This experience can be tough on puppies and their parents. Puppies want to bite everything in sight
Welcoming a puppy into your home is an incredibly joyful time. Similarly, preparing for your new puppy is also delightfully exciting. Perhaps you are looking at pictures of puppies or
Your new puppy is a source of joy, laughter, cute moments, and sometimes even anxiety. You are busy trying to keep them from chewing and peeing on everything on site.
“Wow! What a beautiful puppy! Oh, he’s going to be a big boy! Just look at the size of those paws!” If you’ve recently brought a puppy home, congratulations! Secondly, if you didn’t get a look at its parents because they weren’t available or you adopted a rescue, then you may be wondering just what to expect in terms of its growth and ultimate size. It’s a reasonable and common question to encounter, and there are a lot of old legends and assumptions out there about how you should be able to tell how big your puppy will grow, based on things like what were just mentioned. Some of them contain a bit of truth, while others… well… they really don’t have much of anything to do with anything.
Your little furry friend has come home and your entire family is euphoric. It’s a beautiful dog, it’s full of life, it’s patient with everyone, it’s incredibly playful… everything seems to be going well. It’s even learning to go outside when nature calls! It’s all falling into place – you’ve established a routine, you’re teaching your new family member commands and how to walk on a leash, and you’re starting to feel like you’ve got this whole “raising a dog” think pretty nailed down.
Some dogs are just anxious, and there are a lot of reasons for it. Some are naturally anxious, others have some type of separation anxiety and still, others may have had unfortunate upbringings before we adopted them where they were mistreated and/or neglected.
The day you bring a new puppy home is a magical one, as you’re welcoming a new member into the family. Your new friend will be a loyal and loving companion for years to come, and it’s easy to look forward to all the happiness you’re going to get to enjoy with your new member of the pack.