One of the great experiences in life is the day that you bring a new pup into your home. Your canine friend is sure to add a new dimension to the household, providing memorable moments of love and humor, and benefiting to your overall health. However, the element of surprise a new pet can bring may turn into stress when your canine discovers ways to damage your stuff – or themselves. There’s a lot to consider when bringing a new dog into your living environment, but the following infographic breaks it down into a handy checklist.

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Bringing a Dog Home for the First Time

Via Santa Fe Animal Shelter