Socialization is a vital part of helping your puppy live a happy, fear-free life. It allows them to explore and understand the new world around them effectively. And puppies love to investigate their surroundings and environment anyway! They need to encounter as many new sights, sounds, smells, situations, people, and other animals as possible. This can begin the moment they come home and should continue into adulthood. Build your pup’s confidence by emphasizing the pleasures of these experiences and allowing their temperament to develop correctly.Read More
Dog parks and puppy play dates in the backyard are great for socialization, but you can also help your puppy socialize in more creative ways!
When it comes to the human-dog relationship, the word “love” is used a lot. What most people don’t talk about is the bond between them and their furry friends. Love will develop naturally. On the other hand, a bond takes a lot of attention and time to grow. Love makes your dog wag his tail when he sees you at the end of the day. However, bond keeps him from leaving you when you open the front door. A strong bond is a foundation between you and your dog.Read More
Dogs bite. It’s a known fact. They are fully equipped with forty-two teeth and are capable of biting if injured or provoked. A dog bite can be damaging and potentially fatal to children and even adults. No one wants to be responsible for their dog injuring another person. Dogs raised in homes without the presence of children may actually be more likely to injure a child. Dogs raised around children learn how to tolerate them. Dogs raised away from children don’t have the proper knowledge on how to act around children appropriately. Fortunately, an owner can take steps to improve a puppy’s tolerance of children before the puppy reaches adulthood.Read More
Your puppy will one day grow into a dog. Pretty common knowledge, right? Knowing when these different stages of growth will help you understand some of the big changes that will occur on the path to adulthood. Needs will differ from stage to stage, and knowing the stages below will help you know when and what to expect with each stage.Read More
Teaching your dog to do its business outside seems like a daunting task, but it's quite easy when you have a few tricks up your sleeve. Here are five tips that will help you teach your dog to pee outside.Read More