Puppy Socialization is both great fun and essential.
Puppies between the age of 3 weeks to 18 weeks are in their Socialization Stage. During this stage, it’s critical that you introduce your puppy to a variety of people, animals, sounds, things and places to ensure proper puppy socialization.
Just the anticipation of the first day bringing home your …Continue Reading »
We get asked frequently how to potty train a puppy. Potty training your puppy is as simple as 1, 2, 3. Though it is simple, for most people it is not easy. For the dog parent it will take some legwork and perseverance.
You will be sure to find all sorts of items sold as quick …Continue Reading »
Ouch – those puppy teeth are razor sharp!
Did you know there is a purpose behind those puppy teeth being so sharp? It takes very little jaw pressure for a puppy bite to hurt. While litter-mates are in their socialization period and begin to play, there is a whole lot of learning going on. The puppies …Continue Reading »
Your New Puppy or Rescue Dog needs management until good habits are formed.
Has your new puppy or rescue dog already moved in and “Mischief” is his middle name!
Whether you are just getting prepared for your new puppy or rescue dog, or you are already in knee deep. It’s never too soon or too late to get yourself set …Continue Reading »
Naughty dog, you just earned a time out!
There is a lot of discussion among dog trainers and behavior experts about the use of time outs or removing rewards to punish an unwanted behavior. There are studies citing that removing rewards from a dog or child raises their cortisol (a stress hormone). Dr. Sophia Yin explores …Continue Reading »