Choosing a New Puppy or Dog
In our second installment of the Dog Psychology 101 Podcast, Angie and Josh discuss everything you should keep in mind when choosing a new dog or puppy, as well as common signs to pay attention to in order to pick the perfect new addition to your family. You will learn how to make the right decision in the beginning to avoid any potential headaches in the future.
Influencers and Recommendations:
Closer Look at Puppy Mills: https://www.aspca.org/barred-from-love/puppy-mills-101
Spot & Avoid Puppy Mills When Adopting: https://www.diamondpet.com/blog/adoption/10-ways-avoid-puppy-mills/
One of the first questions I ask new clients is: “How much do you exercise your dog?” Many people just resort to telling me what a large backyard they have. I tell them to stay in the house and yard and then I’ll come back and check on them in about a week. No work. No school. No stores, etc; only the house and the yard. Would you have cabin fever? Wouldn’t you feel cooped up and bored?
Some dogs are afraid of people in general, but men in particular intimidate shy and nervous dogs. Why is that? What is it about men that makes them uneasy?
People are always curious to know if their dog is getting an adequate amount of exercise. Exercise is one of the most vital parts of owning a dog, and it is very important to know if you’re providing it in the correct way, and meeting your dogs overall physical needs…