The 3-3-3 Rule for Adopted Dogs

Initial Calm Environment

Create a calm environment for your new adopted dog. Let them explore their new home quietly and at their own pace.

Limited Introduction

Introduce your dog to family members and other pets slowly. Keep interactions short and positive.

Quiet Space for Retreat

Provide a quiet space where your dog can retreat when needed. Ensure it's a safe and comfortable sanctuary.

Slow Walks

Start with short walks and leash time to build trust. Let them get accustomed to their surroundings.

Mealtime Routine

Establish a consistent mealtime routine. It helps your dog feel secure and build trust in you.

Positive Reinforcement

Use positive reinforcement to reward good behavior. Treats and praise go a long way in building trust.

Gradual Socialization

Gradually introduce your dog to new people and pets. Monitor their comfort level and adjust accordingly.

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