As most of you know by this point, Mark and I brought home our new puppy, Django, at the end of October. We knew going into this that having a two month old puppy in the house would mean less sleep, less “adult time” and less time with our adorable cats, Indy and Zoe. But regardless of how much you prepare, there are some things you’ll learn along the way.
We love all of our pets as if they were our children, but unlike a cat, a new puppy is really like having a baby. You’re up in the middle of the night, you constantly have to keep an eye on him and if there’s anything minutely wrong, you’re scared you’ve accidentally killed the puppy.
In order to help those of you that will be bringing home a new puppy in the future, here are the top things I learned over the last few months (in my mind, it’s a survival guide).