Introducing A New Puppy

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A question asked by many dog owners is how to best introduce a new pup to the already established canine-member of the family. The following applies to the introduction of puppies and older dogs who are ‘new’ to your home and your established dog. First, jealousy is a human trait, not a canine trait. What dogs …

Introducing Dogs and Cats

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The conflict between cats and dogs is legendary. Indoors, cats who are raised around dogs develop survival strategies. Outdoors, cats see themselves as predators while dogs see them as prey. Running elicits the prey/chase response, even with some dogs who live peacefully with cats. This means that some dogs who live peacefully with cats will …

Introducing A New Baby

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A question asked by many dog owners is how to best introduce a new pup or baby to the already established canine-member of the family. The following applies to the introduction of a new baby to your home. First, jealousy is a human trait, not a canine trait. What dogs experience, when a new ‘family …