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.
The thought that your puppy could have an orthopedic problem or a congenital disorder that could show up now probably isn't one of the first things that comes to mind when discussing canine diseases. But it is possible for conditions such as Hip Dysplasia, Patellar Luxation and others to be present this early. It is also possible to screen for congenital disorders such as liver and kidney disease. Read more »
Health and Care
Basic Training and Commands
Your Puppy Week By Week
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Talk About Puppies
"My trainer told me that puppies can usually hold it longer during the night, when they are sleeping. If your pup is waking up and crying to go out…" Read More »
Dana S., owner of a German Shorthaired Pointer
"Most dogs, as long as they are gaining enough weight, can transition over to adult dog food when they turn 1 year old. It is easier on their digestive…" Read More »
Rebecca H., owner of a Labrador Retriever mix