The Holidays have passed and the excitement has mostly faded. But you and your family hav decided to bring a new pet into your home for the holidays. The new family member brings about a lot of changes, and they feel it too! A dog or cat entering an entirely new environment will require patience and clarity. Too many dogs and cats end up in shelters just months after adoption. To successfully create a solid trusting bond with your new pet, check out our list below of tips and what to expect with a new pet.