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Am I Making a Mistake Getting My Australian Shepherd Pup?
I have a 2.5 year old Chihuahua that is 4 lbs very fragile and doesn’t have the best attitude at times. My daughter wants a dog she can play with so I got an Aussie puppy arriving in 3 days time. I’m second guessing now if I am making the right call.
With the high energy level of an Aussie I worry he will hurt my Chihuahua accidentally or worse, intentionally at some point. Both are also males.
My Chihuahua is too small and it’s very cold where we live so he is strictly an indoor dog. Will it be hard to train my Aussie to go outside with the Chihuahua using pee pads indoors?
Also, being only an indoor dog my Chihuahua is not up to date on his vaccines but never leaving the house I am confident he doesn’t have anything. Can he get sick from the new pup? Can the new pup get sick from him?
I’m really wondering if this is a mistake.