How to Raise Your New Puppy in a Cat Family
Everyone dreams of bringing home a new puppy and watching them romp around the living room. But, for some households this can be a complex process ? especially when you already have cats in the home that are used to their own space and way of doing things.
Teaching your puppy to play nicely with existing cats and the cats to treat the puppy like a new member of the household can be nerve-racking in those first few critical days ? for this very reason, every family should have the necessary tools in hand to help make the transition.
This book has been written to provide the guided, carefully outlined approach every family needs when bringing a puppy home into a cat family for the first time. You will learn how cats approach other species and what warning signs to look out for in both your cats and your puppy. You will learn about how to handle your puppy?s playful tendencies, especially for larger breeds that might hurt a cat. You will learn what you can do to separate your animals when needed and how long to allow them to interact each day. You will learn all of the basics of multi-pet care, from the essentials of their daily needs with water, food, and outdoor care to their attention related needs each day.
You will learn what it takes to choose the right puppy to get along with your cats and what specific issues might arise between the two. You will learn the 10 most common myths that are propagated about dog/cat relations and how some of them can come true if you are not careful. For anyone looking to bring home their first puppy to join one or more cats, this book is for you.