Critter Corner: How to develop strong bond with new dog

Dear Miss Behavin’: I love my new dog, but she loves my partner more than me! She follows them around the house and doesn’t seem nearly as interested in me. How can I get my dog to become more focused on me?

The key to strengthening your bond with your new dog is to create as many positive associations between the two of you as possible. Start simply, make sure you are the one who is consistently feeding your dog and that they witness you doing it.

The person holding the bacon will always have the dog’s enraptured attention. If your dog prefers toys to treats,

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