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Bringing Home Puppy: the First 90 days

Expect the drive home to be a blur. Whether you have just adopted a puppy from a shelter, rescue group or reputable breeder, your head will be full of questions:

Am I crazy? Is this the right puppy for me at this time in my life? What’s this dog going to do when we get home? Is he going to pee on my carpet? Will he listen to me? What have I done?

People speak of buyer’s remorse when making a major financial investment, such as purchasing a new car or a home. But one of the biggest emotional investments you will ever make is adopting a dog.

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