New Puppy Care can be overwhelming if you’re not prepared, especially
if this is your first pup or you haven’t had one in a while.
care of a puppy is a commitment and one of the greatest joys in life. I
hope these tips on new puppy care will help you make the best choices
to ensure a long and happy relationship with your new Coton de Tulear
(or any other breed.
Learning the proper care and training for a new puppy is critical to
have a well behaved, happy, thriving dog who will fast become a beloved
member of your family.
Just like newborn babies, puppies cannot
raise themselves; they need your love and guidance to understand how to
become good dogs.
Some people get dazzled by how cute a puppy is
and don't take into account how much time it will take to care for the
little pup. Shelters are full of dogs whose owners understimated how
much time, attention, and money is required to be a responsible dog
Top 10 New Puppy Care Basics – Don’t skip ANY of these important steps:
Decide on a house training method and be consistent. It's never too early to start teaching good behavior.
Don’t inadvertently encourage bad dog behavior.
Jumping up on you and nibbling your fingers is funny when a small
adorable puppy does it, but it will not be cute when your full grown dog
exhibits these behaviors. Teach the correct behavior right from the
start. It’s so much easier to learn something the right way from the
beginning than trying to correct a habit already in place.
good behavior. Any time you see your dog do something good like coming
when called, waiting at doorways, or sitting patiently while food is
being prepared, make sure to let him know he’s doing a good job.
Never discipline a puppy with hitting, yelling, or neglect.