Bringing Your Newly Adopted Dog Home

Bringing Your Newly Adopted Dog Home

How long will it take a newly adopted dog to acclimate to  my home?

How long will it take a newly adopted dog to acclimate to my home?

Should I feed a newly adopted dog what they fed him or her at the shelter?

Should I feed a newly adopted dog what they fed him or her at the shelter?

Where should a newly adopted dog sleep?

Where should a newly adopted dog sleep?

How soon can I start obedience training with a newly adopted dog?

How soon can I start obedience training with a newly adopted dog?

How long can a newly adopted dog be left alone?

How long can a newly adopted dog be left alone?

Should I give a newly adopted dog free roam of the house?

Should I give a newly adopted dog free roam of the house?

When is a good time to begin establishing rules and boundaries with a newly adopted dog?

When is a good time to begin establishing rules and boundaries with a newly adopted dog?

How much exercise will my newly adopted dog need?

How much exercise will my newly adopted dog need?

How often will I have to take my newly adopted dog outside?

How often will I have to take my newly adopted dog outside?

Should I crate train my newly adopted puppy?

Should I crate train my newly adopted puppy?

How often should I exercise my newly adopted puppy?

How often should I exercise my newly adopted puppy?

Are dog parks a good place to socialize my newly adopted puppy?

Are dog parks a good place to socialize my newly adopted puppy?

How much and how often should I feed my newly adopted puppy?

How much and how often should I feed my newly adopted puppy?

When will a newly adopted puppy outgrow chewing?

When will a newly adopted puppy outgrow chewing?

How long will it take to house train a newly adopted puppy?

How long will it take to house train a newly adopted puppy?

Introducing Your Newly Adopted Puppy Into Your Home

Introducing Your Newly Adopted Puppy Into Your Home

What happens if my newly adopted dog assumes the lead position over my existing dog?

What happens if my newly adopted dog assumes the lead position over my existing dog?

What is the best approach for introducing my existing dog to my newly adopted dog?

What is the best approach for introducing my existing dog to my newly adopted dog?

Is it true that a puppy will make an older dog more youthful?

Is it true that a puppy will make an older dog more youthful?

Should I buy my existing dog and my newly adopted dog their own toys?

Should I buy my existing dog and my newly adopted dog their own toys?

Should I separate my existing dog and my newly adopted dog when I'm not at home?

Should I separate my existing dog and my newly adopted dog when I'm not at home?

Should I feed my existing dog and my newly adopted dog separately?

Should I feed my existing dog and my newly adopted dog separately?

How long will it take for my existing dog and my newly adopted dog to become friends?

How long will it take for my existing dog and my newly adopted dog to become friends?

Introducing Your New Dog to Your Existing Dog

Introducing Your New Dog to Your Existing Dog

How often will I have to take my newly adopted dog outside?

How often will I have to take my newly adopted dog outside?

How much exercise will my newly adopted dog need?

How much exercise will my newly adopted dog need?

When is a good time to begin establishing rules and boundaries with a newly adopted dog?

When is a good time to begin establishing rules and boundaries with a newly adopted dog?

Should I give a newly adopted dog free roam of the house?

Should I give a newly adopted dog free roam of the house?

How long can a newly adopted dog be left alone?

How long can a newly adopted dog be left alone?

How soon can I start obedience training with a newly adopted dog?

How soon can I start obedience training with a newly adopted dog?

Where should a newly adopted dog sleep?

Where should a newly adopted dog sleep?

Should I feed a newly adopted dog what they fed him or her at the shelter?

Should I feed a newly adopted dog what they fed him or her at the shelter?

How long will it take a newly adopted dog to acclimate to  my home?

How long will it take a newly adopted dog to acclimate to my home?

Bringing Your Newly Adopted Dog Home

Bringing Your Newly Adopted Dog Home

What can I do to prepare my home when I adopt a new dog?

What can I do to prepare my home when I adopt a new dog?

What can I do to prepare my family when I adopt a new dog?

What can I do to prepare my family when I adopt a new dog?

What can I do to prepare my existing dog when I adopt a new dog?

What can I do to prepare my existing dog when I adopt a new dog?

What other supplies should I buy when adopting a dog?

What other supplies should I buy when adopting a dog?

Should I purchase a crate when adopting a dog?

Should I purchase a crate when adopting a dog?

Preparing to Introduce a Newly Adopted Dog Into Your Home

Preparing to Introduce a Newly Adopted Dog Into Your Home

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Check On Pet Dental Health

Find Pet Food For Every Stage Of Life

Find Pet Food For Every Stage Of Life

Special Care Tips For Older Dogs

Special Care Tips For Older Dogs

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How To Leave A Pet Home Alone

The Best Pets For Children

The Best Pets For Children

How To Make Dog Food

How To Make Dog Food

Pet Passenger Safety

Pet Passenger Safety

How To Keep Kids & Pets Safe In The Car

How To Keep Kids & Pets Safe In The Car

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All About Beagles

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All About Golden Retrievers

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All About Yorkshire Terriers

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All About Shih Tzus

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Kevin Simpson

Director of Animal Behavior & Training, Washington Humane Society

www.washhumane.org  

202.723.5730

Kevin has trained dogs, both as a hobbyist and professionally, for approximately 25 years.  His experience includes working with pet family dogs both in the private and group class sector, as well as working with and training dogs in hearing assistance, service aptitude, search & rescue, scent discrimination, competitive obedience, and tracking. He is currently responsible for designing and implementing programs that support and celebrate the bond between humans and animals for the Washington Humane Society.

How long will it take a newly adopted dog to acclimate to my home?

Animal trainer Kevin Simpson discusses how long it will take for a newly adopted dog to acclimate to your home.

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