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Doing Things Right From Day One

Follow these tips to ensure that your new family member integrates smoothly into your home.

Follow these tips to ensure that your new family member integrates smoothly into your home.

Two Socks endured a traumatic first three years of life. His original family paid little attention to the Alaskan Malamute, who lived tethered to their mobile home in the Dallas area year-round and was given scant food, water, or attention. When the owners moved away, they left Two Socks behind. The starving, dehydrated dog became a stray, only reluctantly taking bits of food from concerned neighbors before being picked up by animal control.

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