Looking for a puppy? Have a puppy? Learn about puppies from the experts.
There's nothing sweeter than puppy breath, those inquisitive little noses and non-stop wiggling tails. Our puppies section covers all you need to know about these adorable little guys, from the time you take one home to the moment you can call your pup an adult dog. Learn how to prepare your home for a puppy, get the lowdown on what vaccines are needed at each stage of your puppyâ€™s life, and bone up on basic training and commands. Our experts provide advice on how to deal with teething, house training, spaying or neutering, keeping puppies fit and happy, and then some.
Well, puppyhood is over and you're venturing into the world of the adult dog. A puppy may be adorable and goofy and so much fun but now you have the benefits of a more independent, calmer, confident canine. Your puppy is now fully grown, and his senses, cognitive function, physical function and personality are fully developed. You also have the benefit of knowing his habits, his good points and his bad. Read more »
Health and Care
Basic Training and Commands
Your Puppy Week By Week
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Talk About Puppies
"The best thing I found was crate-training at night, and when you're away from home. I didn't keep my dog crated when I was home with him, I locked him…" Read More »
Donna C., owner of a Labrador Retriever
"We bought a baby gate before bringing our new puppy home and we put it up in the doorway to our rec room. Before bringing him in we made sure the…" Read More »
Kathy L., owner of a Great Pyrenees