Join Date: Oct 2018
Location: San Antonio, TX
We moved many times with my doberman over ten years. I always kept her on leash for her first "inspection" of her new yard...walked her all the way around the perimeter, letting her check everything out while I also inspected the security of the fencing. Then walked with her as she explored the inside of the new house, sniffing at every corner...then walk back and forth through the door to the back yard a few times, just to make sure she knew where her potty exit was.
That's all it ever took for her to feel at home, or at least, to behave properly in that home. She'd have a few weeks of adjusting to new neighbors and would be more barky and possessive of the back yard at first...but once she got to know who the neighbors were and what dogs or other animals they may or may not have, she was back to her normal, goofy self.
Yazzy the feisty GSD ~ Jan 6th, 2019
Waiting in Heaven:
Mira the goofy Doberman ~ Dec 1st, 2007 - June 2nd, 2018