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Welcoming Lou-Lou into our family life...advice please

Discussion in 'Dog Training and Behaviour' started by wellingtons mum, Jul 11, 2009.

  1. wellingtons mum

    wellingtons mum PetForums Newbie

    Jul 10, 2009
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    Hi Everyone - after a long search we will be welcoming Lou-Lou (12month old king charles spaniel) into our home of 2 kids (7 & 5) hubby and myself.....she is a darling, so sweet around the kids etc....could anybody give me some advice on whether a puppy class would still accept us bearing in mind that she is 12 months old (she has never had any training) we would really like to attend classes to help form a bond with her, socialise her with other dogs, educate ourselves - especially the kids!!!! are we on the right lines here????? :confused:

    When she comes to us this will be her forever home - we just really want to do everything possible to help her settle into our family as smoothly and stress-free for her as poosible, I know you guys our there have a wealth of experience and we could use some guidance please.....we also have an elderly cat (Wellington) and want to make this as stress free for him as we can aswell....

    Thank you - I am so glad I found this site.......;)
  2. scosha37

    scosha37 PetForums VIP

    Feb 24, 2008
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    Yes i think you can take her to puppy/training classes but would find out and ask in your local area first then go from there..:D she sounds lovely i love cav's just such cute faces at anyage..;) take everyday as it comes and i sure you will enjoy her and she will enjoy you.. as far as the cat well he will come round :)

    Good luck & enjoy!...Oh remember the golden Rule here....Lots of pictures..:smilewinkgrin:
  3. Bobbie

    Bobbie PetForums VIP

    May 3, 2008
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    Give the training classes a bell and explain the position I'm sure they will only be to pleased to help. Some puppy/training classes have an induction night so maybe thats the time to ask for advice etc.
  4. PoisonGirl

    PoisonGirl Banned

    Oct 24, 2008
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    Hi, when my pup was at puppy classes there was an adult dog there who had never been trained or around other dogs much, so it would be an idea to ring and see what they say.

    Good luck with your new addition and don't forget to take lots of pics :)

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