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Adopting a new pet is an exciting time, for both you and the pet. Rescuing a pet from a shelter is even more rewarding – you are saving the life of a loving dog or cat while also bringing joy to your home. Although, it can take some time and patience for both you and your new pet to adjust, there is nothing in this world like the love of a rescue pet. Read on to learn more about what to expect when adopting a pet and for tips on making the transition easier.
Pets, just like people, have a past. Their past may be full of love and loss after their pet-parent recently passed away, or the feeling of abandonment if their owners left them when they moved. All of their emotions stick with them when they come into your home.
So how can you as the new owner make the transition successful for your dog or cat? And survive yourself? It can be done, and here are five tips to help make the transition easier:
Start by preparing for the pet even before you bring them home?
Demonstrate patience with your new dog or cat.
Establish a schedule and stick with it
Past habits – both good and bad
And lastly, give your new dog or cat plenty of kisses, head scratches, and belly rubs.
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