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What do you do at a dog meet and greet?

What do you do at a dog meet and greet?

MEET AND GREET TIPS: Spend time interacting the dog, remember as much as you are “interviewing” the dog we are also trying to gauge the dog’s reaction to you. Take some time physically with the dog. If allowed, touch the dogs face, ears, body, tail, paws to gauge their reaction. Take note of sensitive areas.

What is a pet meet and greet?

Meet & Greets for pet care, pet sitting, and dog walking services give new clients the opportunity to get to know you and your company. They are often the first, and sometimes only, time a pet sitter or dog walker meets their clients in-person, so making a good first impression is especially important.

What do you do when you meet a rescue dog for the first time?

Here are some do’s and don’ts for meeting a dog for the first time.

  1. Do: Let the dog approach you. When meeting a dog, it’s important to be calm and go slow.
  2. Do: Let the dog sniff you.
  3. Don’t: Pet him on the head.
  4. Do: Pay attention to body language.
  5. Do: Use a calm, low voice when meeting a dog.

What do you bring to a dog meet and greet?

2) COLLar, Slip Lead Leash + IDENTIFICATION TAG required Puppies must be carried. * We understand you may not adopt the dog you are looking at, but ID is still required to bring. The tag should include YOUR name/number/address. In place of an animal’s name, we suggest writing “I am missed!” or “please call” on tag.

How do you meet and greet?

A meet and greet should be an exciting and friendly experience.

  1. Try to maintain open body language. Let your excitement come through by smiling. Show you are thrilled to meet them.
  2. Speak calmly and clearly, just like you would speak to a friend. Take a deep breath once it’s your turn to speak.

Should I let my rescue dog sleep with me?

Co-sleeping with your dog can also ease anxiety and provide a feeling of safety and security. Your light-sleeping canine will alert you to anything out of the ordinary, so you can rest easy through the night. Dogs are also perfect bed warmers, keeping you toasty on a cold night.

Where do I go for a meet and greet with my dog?

Not necessarily, at least for our organization, the meet and greet can be at any location – the foster’s home, a neutral location or your home. For restricted breeds or dogs with behavioral issues we do a home check but that is separate from the meet and greet.

What happens when you greet another dog on a lead?

So often, greeting another dog on a lead becomes a total disaster, with both owners apologizing for their dog’s behaviour and neither dog enjoying the experience. Neither owner is sure what the correct meet and greet procedure is, or the what the right thing to say is, and we become too involved in what should be a pure dog affair.

What to do at a meet and greet with a foster dog?

MEET AND GREET TIPS: Respect that the fosters are volunteers – Be on time, come prepared, come with all members of the household and all animals (if requested) and come prepared with questions. Be calm and take cues from the foster parents on the initial introductions – treats may be used for a shy dog.

When do you not let your dog meet?

If there is a stare down going on, don’t allow them to meet. Tails tell a tale. If tails are stiff, tucked or only the tip is wagging like a rattle snake, this is a sign that you either need to disengage before the three seconds are up or really watch closely for those initial three seconds.

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