Did you just adopt a dog? Did you immediately afterward realize you have no idea what you're doing? Don't worry. This series is intended to get you through the first hour, first day, first week, and first vet visit with your new best friend. Part 1 will cover the supplies I suggest you pick up before you and Puppy even go home.
You've just brought home a brand-new dog...what do you do first? In Part 2 of the Quick-Start Guide series, I'll give you my suggestions on how to introduce Puppy to his new home, a few basic routines to establish, and how to settle him in for his first night.
In the third installment of the Quick-Start Guide series, we'll take a look at the most important issues you'll want to address with Puppy right away--health insurance, choosing a vet, microchipping, leaving Puppy alone, and car safety.
Your brand-new dog is settled in to his brand-new forever home, and it's time to take him for his very first check-up! In the fourth part of the Quick-Start Guide series, I'll help you prepare for your vet visit with Puppy--what to bring, questions to ask, and questions you maybe shouldn't ask right away...