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.
If your puppy has stopped chewing shoes and diving for that piece of cheese, you may have let your guard down. If so, it's likely that shoes are suddenly getting strewn across the floor, the trash is piling up more than it was, and your puppy is once again pushing against your leg at dinner for some tidbits. This occurs not because your puppy has forgotten his behavior training but because he's seen that he can start to get away with things, inch by inch. 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
"Even though the old saying goes, "you can't teach an old dog new tricks," in reality you can start training a dog at any age - if the dog is nine…" Read More »
Chris & Brian C., owner of a German Shepherd