Decompression rule of 3:
Sometimes new adopters can expect their new dog to settle into routine almost instantly. All good things take time. Your new dogs needs time to adjust to the new environment, bond with you and learn rhythm routines rewards and boundaries in their new home or foster home. The more you work with your dog on what you expect the more you bond and life becomes easier as you learn to understand and communicate with each other effectively. Please read through this link to better understand, you can also refer to the decompression sheet in your adoption folders.
Dogs and Cats:
U.C.C has one older very dog savvy cat that we use to gauge how our adoptive dogs would engage with. Dog and cat personalities are vastly different. They come from a whole separate set of body language used in communications. Always use caution when introducing new dogs to your cats and vice versa.Please visit the link below to learn more on new dog and cat meetings.
Foreign body ingestion /Pica:
Crating your new dog when he or she cannot be directly supervised is beneficial to you and your dog. Lots of people think crating is cruel. We feel that it can be a positive safe space for your dog, Keeping your home and your things safe from your dog, but more importantly keeping your dog safe from replaceable items. That wallet, shoe, credit card you can replace that you cant replace your dog. Foreign objects your dog my ingest can lead to life threatening blockages very expensive surgery or death.That being said please take a read through this article and please protect your pets!!