Puppies explore the world with their mouths, but puppy teeth are sharp. Training a puppy not to bite takes time and patience. Follow these simple steps for how to stop puppy biting.
Puppy playtime is crucial training all puppies need to expose them to new people, dogs and objects. Starting as soon as you bring your puppy home, dog socialization should be done safely with vaccinated and friendly dogs.
Previously vets weren’t recommending puppies to be neutered before six months of age, but in recent years this is shifting. The best age to neuter a dog is going to mostly be based on the dog’s breed and size.
Should your puppy sleep in your bed with you? Going from a warm pile of littermates to a cold lonely crate can be traumatizing, so we think “yes.”
When my Pit Bull-mix, Mookie, turned a year old, I knew his puppyhood was officially over. At the age of 1, he was now considered an adult. Of course, no one told him this, so he continued to be as playful and energetic as ever.
When a litter of puppies is whelped, you may be wondering how to tell if a puppy is a boy or a girl. Here are some helpful tips on how to figure out a puppy’s gender.
Get your new puppy off to a good start with lots of proper puppy training. Here’s what to know about those crucial first two months of puppy training.
Your dog received all his puppy vaccinations, but what’s next? The topic of revaccinating pets has sparked debate and we go over what you should think about.
Wondering how to socialize a puppy? Let’s take a look at how you can help socialize your puppy with new people, other dogs, different places and other animals.
Appropriate standard of care for your puppy means taking him to the vet regularly. Let’s review how to ensure optimum health starting with visits, vaccinations and more during the first year.
What are different puppy diseases? How do I protect my puppy from parasites? What do I do if my puppy eats a foreign object? Let’s review puppy conditions and how keep your puppy safe.
Playful biting, joyful jumping and incessant chewing may be ‘cute’ when your dog is a puppy … but can turn into serious behavior issues by the time he’s an adult. Start training now before those naughty puppy behaviors become bad habits forever.