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Whether it’s with a seatbelt or a carrier, it’s important to keep your pet safely and securely buckled in. This helps keep them safe in the event of an accident, reduces stress for them and will reduce the risk of distraction for you. For happiness, I always try to make sure my dog knows that I love him. You can’t just say this to them, but you need to show them, and this can be done in several ways.
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Place rugs, blankets, and toys that smell like your dog, your old home, and you in the new space you are dedicating to them. As well, always allow your dog to choose whether or not they want to engage with the world around them. When dogs feel stressed, like they do during a move, they need lots of space and places they can withdraw to.
- I got two new little schnauzer puppies and took them to Andrea Arden for training.
- David specializes in puppies and is an enthusiastic, detail-oriented, patient instructor, who is sympathetic to the challenges new puppy parents encounter.
- If we moved quickly or unpredictably, we would see him flinch and move away.
Maybe take a week or two off of work to devote to your puppy. The younger your puppy, the easier and quicker it is to catch up on her developmental timetable and minimize losses. Catnip and indoor patches of edible grass can be great fun for cats. Every cat owner loves to watch their beloved kitty’s eyes dilate, the butt wiggle of doom, and their final pounce. This is more-so for the aforementioned “solo cat”. Cats need time to decompress, sleep, and feel secure.
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Just like us our dogs can benefit from a refresher now and then. When was the last time you asked your dog to roll over or play dead? If it’s been awhile get out your clicker or treats and run through the drill. Have your dog practice all of their commands to make sure they’re not getting rusty.