How To Train Your Newly Adoped Dog

When you are doubting your dog ownership skills, you may feel very alone. There are many other dog owners out there who feel exactly the same! Mistakes are made, and we can learn from each other through those situations. Here are some simple tips on being a better owner for your dog.

Since your dog can’t talk to you, it’s crucial that you listen to their non-verbal language. If it seems as though your dog holds back when around other dogs or people, don’t insist that they interact. That could lead to another person or dog being bitten. Keep eye on non-verbal clues and look toward your dog for your next move.

If you are thinking of getting a new dog for your family, be sure you are prepared for this commitment. Smaller dogs will require at least a 14-16 year commitment, and larger dogs will require at least 10 …