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Introducing A Second Dog To Your Home: How To Prepare And Do It Successfully

You’ve crunched the numbers, got the blessing of your dog (or reached a tentative agreement with your cat), found the perfect candidate at your local shelter, or decided on a reputable breeder, and now it’s official. You’re ready to introduce a new four-legged family member into your home.

Bringing a new dog into your home is a big deal! But, before you get too excited imagining the prospect of your new pup becoming best friends with the dog you already have at home or cuddling up and sharing naps with your cat, you’ll have to consider the best way to introduce them to your home.

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Here are the Winners of the 2021 DogWatch® Halloween Photo Contest!

DogWatch asked for the best Halloween photos of your pets in costume, and you delivered! We received hundreds of entries on Facebook and Instagram, and were thoroughly delighted by all of the spooky, silly, super-cute and fantastically creative costumes on display. And we want to give a special salute to all of the dogs who patiently posed for the photos – these good boys and girls have definitely earned some yummy dog treats and belly rubs!

As usual, the DogWatch team had a VERY hard time choosing a winner. After lots of deliberation (and many laughs), we are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2021 DogWatch® How-O-Ween Costume Contest! Read post »

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Welcome Home!: How To Transition a Rescue Dog Into A New Environment

Adopting a dog not only saves a life, but it’s one of the most rewarding things you can do! Whether they were surrendered, rescued off the street, or were born in a shelter, your new four-legged family member will be grateful for their new home and will be eager to please their new humans.

They will also need time to adjust to their new surroundings, get used to a structured day-to-day routine, bond with each member of their new family, and may also require some training.

No matter how excited or welcoming your family is, entering a new home can be a stressful time for a rescue dog. Here’s how you can help alleviate their anxiety!
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Halloween Costume Safety: How To Keep Your Pet Comfortable During Spooky Season

Jack-o-lanterns, trick-or-treating, decorations, haunted houses, and scary movie marathons. Yes, Halloween is without a doubt one of the most exciting and fun holidays of the year. And, as with everything else, pet owners love to get their four-legged family members in on the festivities. Typically, this means dressing your dog or cat up in a funny, spooky, or cute costume. Before you decide on which costume to dress your pet in, consider these important safety tips!
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