Doing Things Right From Day One

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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