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PostSubject: First time husky mom   First time husky mom EmptyThu Feb 09, 2017 2:05 pm

Hey ya'll! I'm new here and new to owning a husky. I don't know if he's full blood because he's rather small, only 32 lbs, but he's beautiful to me! I will pick him up Monday from a shelter. Apparently, he was someone's dog, but they didn't take good care of him. He's 18 months now. The few times we've met him, he's been such a sweet, mild mannered boy. He's not house trained so that's the first thing we will be working on is crate training. Any tips on bringing him home, introducing him to our other dog, a pomeranian? Tips on exercise, grooming, etc...I'm all ears! I've read some posts, and they've been very helpful.
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PostSubject: Re: First time husky mom   First time husky mom EmptyThu Feb 09, 2017 2:36 pm

Hi Maverick and welcome to the forum.

One comment - be very careful introducing him to the pom - some Huskies are great with small furry critters; some are great with small dogs but not other furry things and some see any small furry things as prey.

You'll see other places on the forum more specific suggestions about how to introduce two dogs - but the simple version is to have them, on leashes, meet on some common ground.

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PostSubject: Re: First time husky mom   First time husky mom EmptyFri Feb 10, 2017 11:46 am

Meeting initially on leash might help if you need to separate them. But keep in mind, many dogs have different on-leash and off-leash behavior. A lot of dogs can be more aggressive, territorial, and protective of their humans if they meet on-leash. If possible, I would try to let them greet off-leash, outside of your home, without any humans holding either of them. If the Pom is particularly attached to a certain family member, I'd even keep that person out of the picture at first.
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