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I have a schedule and a routine but I haven't really thought about the first day. We'll be in the car with her for 2 and 1/2 hrs bringing her come. What do we do when she first enters the apt? Walk her around on a leash ? and begin crate training? It will probably be in the evening 6pm if this matters. Looking for the best way to handle, thanks.
 

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Before you ever take her inside, let her go potty! lol. After that bring her in, on a leash and walk her around if you'd like. Watch her very closely to make sure she doesn't decide to squat and relieve herself. After that get her some food and water, and then take her back out again after about 15-30 minutes. Then if she potties, enjoy her for a while. Play with her let her get to know you. She will most likely be tired pretty quickly so you can stick her in the crate at this time if you'd like. Give her a toy and a treat when sticking her inside so she learns her crate is a good thing.
 

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Nuclear_Glitter gave good advice. Give her 5-10 minutes outside in the grass to give her a chance to pee. I like to walk them on leash through the apartment. Close any doors you don't want her going through yet. Everything is completely new to her so she will likely be overstimulated. I like to close all the doors and have a limited space initially for her to explore, then as she adjusts open one door at a time. You can play but don't be tossing every toy you have at her. Basically let her do her own thing at first but keep a close eye on her and be with her as she explores. Pet her, praise her, love on her, and have fun!
 

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i was exciting when I have my first dog and I name it tom.I made time frame to look after tom.I am doing this these days too.
 
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