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Adopting dogs

Nov 28, 2014

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  • 1. Adopting Dogs Learn How YOU can Save their Lives
  • 2. Questions to ask yourself before adopting
  • 3. Why do you want to adopt a dog?
  • 4. To fill an emptiness? Because your kids asked you? You want to teach your children the sense of responsibility? Do you feel compassion for the suffering of stray animals?
  • 5. If you do not have a clear answer, it would be wise to rethink the decision of adopting a dog. Animal shelters are full of dogs that have been abandoned by people who once bought on impulse or whim.
  • 6. Do you have money to bear the expenses of your new pet?
  • 7. Hell need quality food, vet visits, vaccines and haircuts.
  • 8. Do you have adequate space?
  • 9. Places where he can sleep, eat and walk by.
  • 10. Do you have time to go for walks and physical activity?
  • 11. Dogs need to play and go for walks daily to release energy, as well as being excellent for his health.
  • 12. You want to adopt puppies or adult dogs?
  • 13. If you decide to adopt an adult dog you must remember that they are animals that have been neglected and even abused.
  • 14. This is why some people prefer to adopt puppies, but truth is, both need love and protection. Real love for animals means liking them as they are, regardless of their beauty or breed.
  • 15. Requisites for Adopting
  • 16. It may vary depending on the location and shelter, but here are the most common ones:
  • 17. Being of legal age.
  • 18. Filling a form explaining the conditions in which hell live and who will assume the responsibility for his care.
  • 19. Accepting visits from the shelter to verify the dogs well-being.
  • 20. Assuming the costs for sterilization and vaccines.
  • 21. Signing an adoption contract.
  • 22. Home, sweet home
  • 23. Before arriving home its important to plan all the details to make it comfortable for both you and your new pet.
  • 24. What would be a good plan?
  • 25. Pick him on the weekend so you have time to spend with him.
  • 26. Taking a walk is important so that the dog knows the area, neighbourhood, smells and sounds.
  • 27. Teach him your new home walking inside the house, allowing him to sniff and explore.
  • 28. Bringing an object from the shelter with a familiar smell will help him feel safe in the first night and subsequent days.
  • 29. Keep the first days the same food he received at the shelter and then gradually introduce the food youve chosen for him.
  • 30. Mistakes you should avoid
  • 31. You must educate him with discipline and rules. Feeling sorry and too forgiving
  • 32. Feeling frustrated Your pet is in a new situation, hence he may feel timid and unstable in the beginning, hindering the adaptation process.
  • 33. Dropping your guard Its better to maintain the high discipline for several months in order to be sure the adaptation process is completed.
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