The adult dog may freeze, silently lift a lip, growl, then snap. The adult dog's role is to teach your pup safe dog behavior, and that is . I have a 50pound collie mix and two new puppies, a shorkie (2lbs) .. She sometimes sits up besides him and he starts growling with teeth End result: butt in the face.
Thinking of adopting or fostering a puppy to keep your older dogs Having had both chickens and dogs, the behaviors I've noticed when introducing a new personality Let's explore the reasons why older or senior dogs might start to an older or senior dog, the attempt might achieve the opposite result.
Adopting a new puppy is an exciting time for pet parents! If you have an older dog at home, you might be wondering how to introduce the new puppy to them. Watching your dogs' body language for the first several weeks will help you gauge above will result in an easier transition for both the puppy and the older dog.