So you fell in love with a rescue pei, filled out an application, passed a
home visit, and signed an adoption contract. The honeymoon is over, now the real work begins! To ensure a long and happy life together, please follow these basic guidelines for new dog guardians.
First, please realize that change is hard for everyone, and that includes
your new rescue pei. Rescue dogs need time to adjust to their new
environment and learn what is expected of them. Adopters need to remember that their new family member has just been through a traumatic life experience and may still be sad or stressed. They may still be grieving the loss of their family, the trauma of a kill shelter, or the confusion or upheaval after leaving boarding or a foster home. Know that with love, patience and understanding, a successful transition will likely occur within a month.
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