For many of us with multi-pet households, we get caught up in the excitement of bringing another dog or cat into the family. Besides the changes a new pet brings for the humans, the changes can be significant to other pets. To help ease that transition, it is important to think about how to introduce the new dog or cat to other animals in the family.
Being patient with everyone involved is essential. It can take time for all the animals to bond with one another and become the loving playmates you hoped they would become.
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