Posts Tagged ‘Socialization’

Do Dogs Like Hugs? Getting Consent to Pet

Do Dogs Like Hugs, The Academy of Pet Careers

If you’re a dog lover, you probably love to pet and cuddle your dog. And maybe every dog you meet. But does the dog want pets and cuddles? Often the answer will be “yes.” But sometimes, the answer will be “not right now.” And for some dogs the, answer may be a resounding “no thank…

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Introducing Your Dog to a New Baby

Introducing dog to baby

Having your first baby is arguably the most amazing thing that will ever happen to you. Meeting a new family member should be one of the most amazing things ever to happen to your dog too. Bringing home a baby can also be very stressful and will stretch your mental state to the breaking point.…

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4 Tricks to Bonding with Your Adopted Dog

bonding with your adopted dog

The day you bring home your new dog is exciting, exhilarating, and more than a little bit scary. Whether your new dog is a puppy, young adult, or mature dog, you quickly realize how little you know your new best friend. Judging from the confused but affectionate expression on your dog’s face, she is feeling…

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Introducing A New Pet To The Family

Introducing a new pet

Pets are members of the family, and adding a new one is a lifelong commitment. Needless to say, this is a huge decision that should not be made lightly or on a whim. Neither should you choose a new pet out of sympathy for the animal. If you want to help an animal in need,…

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