Is the young animal confined to a cage all day or does the owner spend time with him and raise him like “family”? Does he have play time with his siblings? If he is the only one in the litter, has he been exposed to other dogs or cats? Look for pups and kittens raised in a family atmosphere that have been exposed to lots of human and animal contact from birth.
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If you shop for a pup or kitten in a pet store, ask about his family history.
Pic of the Day: Distract your dog with peanut butter or their favorite treat while clipping their nails.