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1st Day With Your New Family Member
Most of the time your puppy's arrival involves some type of travel, either by plane or by car.
Before you leave to pick up your puppy pack a clean towel, some disposable wipes as well as a container of food including some yogurt, boiled chicken and a container of water.
On arrival, get your puppy out of the carrier, clean it if necessary and allow for exercise.
If traveling by car, allow 15 - 20 minutes stops each one to two hours for exercise, elimination and an offer of food and water. If your puppy eats or drinks, allow another 15-20 minutes before resuming travel. Avoid public use areas as these may carry increased risk of exposure to disease
Probably the best place for your puppy to travel is beside you or in your lap. Remember, the ride home can be a strong start to successful bonding. Car sickness is almost inevitable during early travel ventures. Don't be alarmed, but don't encourage further consumption until after your trip.