Adopting a dog is a huge step that will change your life in many good ways. There’s always the occasional growl and destruction of your living room but besides that, having a puppy is absolutely amazing and will transform your life in many ways.

However, many people who has not owned a dog refuses to get one even though they love dogs because they are worried that they wouldn’t know much about handling a dog.

If you’re somebody who’s hoping to buy a dog for the first time, the information listed below will definitely help you raise a good and obedient dog.

Potty training

One thing that you must start them early on is potty training and even though some say that there is a time period when you can start training but If you start as early as possible, you are likely to have great results.If you’re someone who lives in an apartment and doesn’t have the luxury of a backyard for your dog, you should invest in a fake grass Brisbane or fake lawn patch that closely resembles actual grass as doing so will help he dog form an association between grass and poop time and he will know where to go and where not to go.

Dog proof your home

Having a dog is very similar to having kids because once they start to become more active and mobile, they will also get the urge to bite and gain pleasure through biting and chewing on things similarly to dogs.

Dog proofing is important to do if you want to save your living space from being completely destroyed.

You can start the process of dog proofing by placing your plugs and electrical out of their reach, installing cabinet doors that cannot be pry open and installing hardwood floors instead of carpet so that you can keep the dog from gnawing at your floor and tearing up the carpet.

Track your dog

If you’re someone who constantly leaves the doors unlocked and you give your dog plenty of chances to roam outside, it is highly advisable to have a microchip installed into him so that if he were to ever get lost, you would be able to find him in an instance. Raising a dog is not a hard task and if you do it with love and care, you will definitely come to love the idea of bringing up dogs.