integration and introductions with your existing pets. In most cases it is good to purchase and provide all new toys and bedding for the new pet to avoid issues of jealously or territory right out of the gate. If your pet is an adult it will likely already have it's own defined personality and it will be crucial to learn as much as is known from the previous care takers to help accommodate and special needs like private hideaways for anxious cats, tall furniture for active climbers and scratches or indestructible chew toughs for heavy chewers.
For more articles on bringing your first pet home, visit a few of my favorite bloggers.
- Everything You Need to Bring Home Your First Hamster by Other People's Pets
- Puppy Starter Kits for Your New Puppy by Calista's Ramblings
- Introducing Your New Puppy to Your Older Dog by Dogurday
- 11 Things You'll Need to Bring a New Puppy Home! by Lincoln the French
- Quick Start Guide To Bringing A New Pet Home by Time Out for Truffles
- How Pricilla Came to Live on the Farm by Broken Teepee
- Caring for a Feral Cat: What to Know Before Bringing Him Inside by Pretty Opinionated
- Putting Together a First Aid Kit for Your New Dog by DogVills