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Will Playing Tug Make My Puppy Aggressive?
Hey there, dog lovers! Want to dive into the fun world of tug-of-war with your adorable puppy, but afraid to take the leap? I know
How Long Does It Take to Train a Puppy?
At some point during the training process someone always asks me, “How long will it take to train my puppy?” This is a common question.
Stop Puppy Pulling: Mastering Leash Walking Woes
You envisioned nice, relaxing walks where you could go out, unplug, and enjoy the company of your puppy. Instead, you’re being yanked all over the
Why Saying ‘No’ to Your Puppy Doesn’t Work
Raise your hand if you’ve said “no” to your puppy when you wanted them to stop doing something. Leave your hand up if you’ve found
The Benefits of Giving Your Puppy Choice
The Benefits of Giving Your Puppy Choice What if I told you giving your puppy some control over their day would make them happier and
How Distractions Impact Your Puppy’s Learning and Training
How Distractions Impact Your Puppy’s Learning and Training As puppy parents, we all want our puppies to be well-behaved. An important thing to remember is
When to Switch Your Puppy to Adult Food: A Breed Based Guide
Raising a puppy always brings lots of questions. Just when you feel like you’re figuring things out, you find yourself pondering when you should switch
12 Brain Boosting Ways to Exercise your Puppy After Surgery
“Keep your puppy calm” and “have your puppy refrain from running and jumping” is what you’ll be told after your puppy has been spayed or
Understanding Your Puppy’s Thoughts: You Don’t Have to be a Minder Reader
Dogs are wonderful companions, but it’s important to understand that they have their own unique ways of communicating their feelings to us. While some dogs
Understanding the Teenage Puppy Brain: What to Expect and How to Handle it
Understanding the Teenage Puppy Brain: What to Expect and How to Handle it Bringing home a new puppy is one of life’s most joyful experiences.
The Long-term Consequences of Making Your Puppy Face Their Fear
Having a puppy face their fears is a common thought many puppy parents have. It is important to understand that your puppy is still learning
[Puppy Raising] The Reality vs. Expectations You Need to Know
Raising a puppy can be an incredibly rewarding experience, but it’s also important to be prepared for the challenges that come with it. While you
The Power of Puppy Naps: Why Your Puppy Needs Rest to Grow
It’s no secret that babies take naps. In fact, it’s pretty much a given that whenever you have a young child in the house, there
How Often Should You Train Your Puppy?
Puppies are adorable, fun-loving, and curious creatures that require a lot of attention and care. If you’re a new puppy parent, you may be wondering
How to Prevent Your Puppy from Becoming Afraid of Vet Visits
Puppies often happily march into the vet’s office and meet everyone with wiggling bodies and wagging tails. It’s not long after where puppies grow into
Why is My House Trained Puppy Having Accidents?
Just when you think you have a handle on the house training and you haven’t had to clean up pee or poopy in a while,
Is a Tired Dog a Good Dog?
You may have heard this… a tired dog is a good dog. Whenever a puppy parent talks about the challenges they are having with their
Why Is My puppy STILL Biting?
If you are like any other puppy parent, you’re probably still experiencing puppy biting and chewing. You might feel like it’s getting better and the
Meet Your Puppy- Why Knowing Who They Are is Important
It’s always exciting to bring a new puppy home. But did you know that knowing a little bit about your pup’s background can help you
The Top 5 Reasons to Use a Crate for Your New Puppy
As a puppy parent, you may be wondering whether or not you should crate train your furry friend. There are a lot of mixed opinions
Can Puppies Really Talk? “Read My Lips”- Dog Body Language
I think we all know that puppies can be silly and do funny things, but what many people don’t know is that they also have
How to Prevent Separation Anxiety
A new puppy is a joyous addition to any family. They bring laughter and happiness and fill a home with love. But along with all
Help! My Puppy Keeps Stealing My Things (even though he has a million dog toys)
Anyone who has every had a puppy feels frustration when there is a basket full of dog toys, but their puppy keeps taking their things
Why your puppy doesn’t need to (and shouldn’t) say hello to everyone
The most common misconception about puppy socialization is that puppies need to meet as many dogs and as many people as possible. Now, it is
Why Rawhide is Bad for Dogs
It’s that time of year! Rawhide is out in full force. It’s sitting on endcaps, dyed red and green to look festive, it’s packaged as
Are Pee Pads a Good Idea?
One question new puppy owners face is whether or not pee pads are a good idea to help with house training. To further complicate things-
How to Prevent Aggression in Puppies
It’s something I hear every week from new puppy parents. They’ve been told to take their puppy’s food or bones away while eating and to stick
How Long Can You Let a Puppy Cry It Out?
If you’re a new puppy owner, you may be wondering if it’s okay to let your puppy cry it out. You’ve probably heard conflicting information.
How to Socialize a Puppy Who is Over 4 Months Old
You brought home a new puppy and are reading about how a puppy’s critical socialization window starts closing at 16 weeks (or sooner). But your
How to House Train a Puppy That is 4 Months Old or Less
You brought home your new puppy and quickly discovered they are a peeing and pooping machine. House training a puppy may seem like a daunting