Sheyla

By Sheyla

LifeBuzz Staff

Don’t Get A Second Dog Without Taking These 9 Essential Steps.

Dogs are friendly by nature. They love to interact both with humans and other canines. Unfortunately, this is not always the case when it comes to introducing a new pup in a house already with other dogs. The dog already living with the family may feel threatened and even jealous of the new addition. It is no different of a human sibling having to share being the center of attention with a newborn.

Here’s a list of nine things that should be definitely kept in mind when bringing home a new dog.

The first and original canine is happy.

Your first pup needs to be healthy, active, and up-to-date with all its vet appointments.

The first and original canine is happy.

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Everyone in the family wants a second dog.

Bringing a new animal to the family is a big decision and should not be taken lightly.

Everyone in the family wants a second dog.

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If you are renting, make sure your landlord is ok with a second canine in the home.

While the landlord may have been ok with one dog, two may be pushing it. Go over your lease as it usually highlights those expectations.

If you are renting, make sure your landlord is ok with a second canine in the home.

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Does your first pup know a lot of tricks?

This is important as it highlights that you have spent time with your dog.

Does your first pup know a lot of tricks?

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Consider adopting a rescue.

An expensive breed or a canine from a rescue deserve love equally. Every year about 3.9 million dogs find themselves in shelters waiting for their forever home.

Consider adopting a rescue.

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