Encouragement is over the Location for adopting a dog, particularly a rescued dog who wants another chance. I’m the proud owner of a rescued dog, and it warms my heart to see how beautifully he’s filled out, his shiny coat, and most importantly, his obedient, loving, loyal character.Still, that required much time, ability, and energy. I have had the Opposite experience myself two additional shelter dogs, and seen a lot of errors to play Holly-go-lightly. This is a really serious undertaking, rather than to be engaged by the unknowing.The problem is that many shelter dogs offered for adoption have Serious psychological or other bad dog behaviour issues, and medical problems, which the often scanty screening methods failed to detect or report. The truth is that a whole lot of these dogs were abandoned because the owners couldn’t handle them.
Most people who bring these dogs in their homes have little to no knowledge of dog body language and the silent signs of trouble which needs to be discerned in the initial experience.Many of these donate to dog shelter have been abandoned for one reason or another. Some were failed, some undesirable, some were pups of injury litters. Others were mistreated in horrific ways and are still mentally scarred although their physical bodies are treated. You want to ascertain the psychological scars to understand what you are getting into.Well-intentioned Individuals frequently say: OH, I will pick the Black one over there, then sign the papers and take him directly home. It was all due to the way he seemed, be it sad, needy, pleading, pleasant, eager, lively, whatever. They did not observe the symptoms behind that appearance.
A few days after, the black dog is back in the shelter because the adopter couldn’t handle his problems. At times, people keep the rescued dogs with these serious issues because they believe the animal has been through enough trauma already. Maybe love will change him over time…To avoid the frustration of having to return a puppy and/or the Stress of many years spent dealing with a rescued dog’s bad dog behaviour, do your homework. Study the critical signs in dog’s body language which show dog identification, dog aggression, obsessive dog behaviour, dog chewing, and other unwanted dog behaviours.If you want a quiet dog, don’t pick the one who is about to Jump through the cage to say hello to you. Pick the person who sniffs you slightly and stands or sits with her ears slightly back. Wiggling is fine, also. A sweet little wiggle is just too adorable!