Canela, Vino & Jack's Mom
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Born and raised in Chicago; now North Pole, Alaska
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Introducing New Puppy to the Older Dogs??
It was only a matter of time.... Yes, I have MHS!
I’m getting my second Havi in June. The last time I had my DH to help out but this time I will be doing it on my own. We just found out he will be on a business trip for four months (April-July), so I will be introducing the new puppy to our home by myself. I have three other dogs: 2-Vizslas (Hunter and Roxxy) and my 1 year old Havi (Canela or Cannoli), normally I would be okay with a new puppy but this time its going to be different. I will be flying to Canada to pick up the puppy. So right now am debating whether to get a pet sitter for my one-day trip or send the older dogs to a “pet resort” for a couple of days. The only reason I’m thinking of a pet resort so the new puppy can come to a quiet house and get comfortable being in a new house or should I go ahead and introduce the new puppy to WHOLE pack on Day One?
I just want to make it as comfortable for him. Please let know what you guys think. Thank you in advance for any advice.
btw, Roxxy and Hunter are very gentle and playful with Cannoli. I have not doubt they will be gently with the new puppy-boy.