Congratulations! You’ve opened your heart, and your home, to an animal in need. Unless you pick a puppy, chances are, the people at the rescue won’t know your new furry friend’s entire backstory. Without that history, training a shelter dog can be difficult, but there are a few tips and tricks that can help make introducing an adult dog to his new home easier.
The first few days in your home are special and critical for a pet. Your new dog will be confused about where he is and what to expect from you. Setting up some clear structure with your family for your dog will be paramount in making as smooth a transition as possible.