We are thinking of getting a beagle puppy for our kids for Christmas. Right now we're trying to find a place that the puppy can stay until the 27th until we're able to give the puppy to the kids. We are flying to Florida for 1 week from the 20-27th so we aren't able to take the puppy during that time so thought it best to have someone care for the puppy until we return. I am wondering what the best way to help the puppy adjust to us would be?? Should we get him or her right away and get him/her used to us until we leave on the 20th and at that time have someone else watch him/her??? Or should we just have someone else watch him/her until the 27th? What will be the least amount of stress for this new puppy. It's a pretty new puppy...very tiny yet, but unsure how old he/she is. They are being kept outside at their current owners (in a shed) so they're scared they might freeze to death when it gets cold up here in MN so want to unload asap. Please Help!