When bringing a dog home for the first time, it is likely that your children will want to play and be near it. Yet, as part of their dog care, they need time to look around and get familiar with the place first. Do not let many people rush and want to hold, pet and handle the dog at first. Soon, he will come to you.
Teaching your dog tricks is an important part of his well being. Dog care that goes beyond just feeding him is essential as it will keep his mind sharp and his skills honed. There are great training tips at pet centers everywhere and you can find a number of simple things to teach them.