Be Dog Smart: Introducing Your Dog to Other Dogs

You’ve picked out a new dog and everyone in the family can’t wait to meet him, but will your resident dog be as thrilled to have a new family member? Introducing a new dog to your current pets can be a tricky situation, especially if you’re bringing a new puppy home that hasn’t yet figured out how to communicate with adult dogs. It’s important to help both dogs, the new addition and the residing pup, learn and adjust to the new living situation.

Pet Leadership Council. (2019) Introducing your dog to other dogs. American Pet Products Association. Used with permission.

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Topic(s): Dog to Dog, Pet Families, Social Interactions