When you open your heart to an animal you must realize that many of these animals have had a very hard life. Patience is the key to a happy home for them! You must understand that everything you give them is new. Sometimes it takes time for them to appreciate what they now have. Give them time and love and show them what their new life is about. Gently teach them to adapt to your home.

Here are some helpful articles that provide tips on how to make your pet feel at home:

  • 5 Ways to Make Your Newly Adopted Pet Feel at article

  • 9 Tips to Help Your Adopted Dog Adjust to a New article

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