How do you teach your puppy about the world outside when many of us are staying isolated in our homes? Your puppy’s first year—and the first four months in particular—are incredibly important in shaping how they will cope with new sights, sounds, and situations throughout their life. One of the m
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How do we start? How long should it take? Is my puppy peeing behind the sofa just to spite me? Puppy potty training… we’ve all been there (or, if you’re reading this as you prepare for a puppy you’ll be there soon!). It’s not always easy, and how to start can be confusing. In today’s blog post w
As soon as young puppies open their eyes, they begin to interact with their mother and siblings through play. Puppy play is a critical part of the physical and psychological well-being of puppy. During this early developmental stage in their lives, puppies are always learning and they are consta
The majority of dogs in the US are not receiving proper and early socialization. Dogs end up developing behavior problems that are completely preventable, resulting in owner surrender to shelters. Our program addresses every aspect of proper socialization. Contact us to find out how to safely and
The critical socialization stage closes around 4 month of age. It's not exactly the same for every dog, for some dogs it closes earlier and others later. No dog will ever get that time back. During the critical socialization stage your dog should be safely and positively subjected to everything that
Puppies are squishy and cute. They have an irresistible puppy smell. They are instant happiness. On the other hand, puppies need boundaries, constant supervision, they can't concentrate on anything for more than a minute or so, and they need to pee every few hours. Even if you're prepared, raisin
There are many options for finding the next furry friend to add to your family, and finding the right dog should be a decision that is not taken lightly. The options of rescue, adoption, and purchase can all be considered. If you choose to go with a breeder, you of course want to be sure that the
“The rationale for enrolling puppies in such classes is based on research which shows that dogs who don't have adequate contact with other dogs and people during the early months of their first year of age are apt to become more fearful, aggressive, and uncontrollable.” https://www.psychologytoday.
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The goal of puppy socialization is to create positive associations to everything the dog will encounter throughout it’s life. Small dogs rarely get a chance to safely interact with large breeds and can become scared of large dogs which results in unwanted behaviors. Learning to play side by side w
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