Adding a Dog to the Family
The presence of a dog in our home brings about varied opinions to family members. At times you are delighted having a dog around, but from time to time you are not sure why you have it in the first place. Having a very active dog in your house can very discouraging especially it behaves like a teen, and it ends up destroying your decorations and shopping. What is more; you need to come up with ways of incorporating your dog into the family, so that feels part and parcel of the family.
Of course, every Tom, Dick, and Harry will be delighted on the arrival of the dog, and as a result, they will flatter and indulge the dog in the best way they know how. As much as you feel the urge to be around it, it is not good to overwhelm it with so much attention. Therefore, you must desist from that habit and act as if nothing is happening. As a result, the puppy will gradually adjust staying with you and so will you.
As a disclaimer, rescue dogs are very violent hence they tend to bite strangers. However, it is humane to give them their free space as they attempt to adjust to their new surroundings.
Am sure you know how it feels to be on an empty stomach and how it feels when your dog distant itself from you. All this emerges when you do not nourish it appropriately.It is also important that you feed it with a hearty meal for it to be in good physical shape and for it to also feel that you care about it.
In the same way people feel after they receive an award, you should regularly reward your dog with chicken dog treat to also feel the same love and honor that comes with awarding it.
But then again, you can also use the snack to train your dog. Just like you take your human visitors through a tour of your house; it should also apply to the dog. In this way, the dog will familiarize itself with the house and it will walk around the house comfortably. In the event that you take your puppy around the house and you notice that it is overwhelming it, then the best thing to do is to stop doing it.
Finally, establish a routine for your activities to avoid surprising the dog with impromptu events. The routine acquaints the dog of when different activities happen such as when they should take their daily walk and when to shift from that particular task to another.As such, it will only rest when all activities have been accomplished.
With the above tips, it should not be difficult integrating the dog into your home.