Shared Blog Post – A New Puppy Affects the Existing Dog(s) in Your Household – Here’s What You Need to Know

< Updated 19JUN23 >

If you have just added a puppy to a household with an existing dog or are contemplating doing so, I recommend you read this article published in Pets and Their PeopleA New Puppy Affects the Existing Dog(s) in Your Household – Here’s What You Need to Know. –

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Don Hanson lives in Bangor, Maine, where he is the co-owner of the Green Acres Kennel Shop ( and the founder of, an online educational resource for people with dogs and cats. He is a Professional Canine Behavior Consultant (PCBC-A) accredited by the Pet Professional Accreditation Board (PPAB) and a Bach Foundation Registered Animal Practitioner (BFRAP). Don is a member of the Pet Professional Guild (PPG), serving on the Board of Directors and Steering Committee and chairing the Advocacy Division. He is also a founding director of Pet Advocacy International (PIAI). In addition, Don produces and co-hosts The Woof Meow Show podcast, available at, the Apple Podcast app, and this blog. The opinions in this article are those of Don Hanson.

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