Sensitizing Puppies to Touch, Smell, and Taste

Sensitizing Puppies to Touch, Smell, and Taste

Introducing Stimuli to Produce Stable Temperaments For the first weeks of a puppy’s life, touch, smell and taste are the most important senses. Exposure to a variety of these stimuli leads to stable adult temperaments. Newborn puppies are like sponges,…

Dog Care Information for Feeding a New Puppy

Dog Care Information for Feeding a New Puppy

Taking Care of a Puppy by Knowing What, When, and How Much to Feed Which common human foods pose a threat to puppies? How can pet owners choose the best dog food? Here’s the nutritional dog care information to keep…

Caring for a New Puppy

Caring for a New Puppy

Puppy Care Information for New Pet Owners New puppies require specialized care. Feeding, training, socialization, and veterinary care are just a few of the things which are essential to caring for the new puppy. Bringing home a new puppy is…

Socialization of Puppies 4-12 weeks of Age

Socialization of Puppies 4-12 weeks of Age

Socialization of puppies is critical from 4-12 weeks of age. Time and effort are needed to help establish a happy and emotionally secure puppy. A critical period in a puppy’s life is from 4-12 weeks of age. Their socialization to…

What Waste System to Use for Indoor Dogs

What Waste System to Use for Indoor Dogs

Differences Between Dog Training Pads and Dog Litter Boxes Having a dog door and training a puppy to go outside to use the bathroom can be difficult. Dog training pads and litter boxes can make training a puppy much easier….

Litter Box Training Your Puppy

Litter Box Training Your Puppy

Dogs Can Learn to Use a Litter Pan Too House training your dog to use a litter box indoors has advantages and disadvantages. Whether litter pan or patio style, the right choice is important. For years pet owners assumed that…

Puppy or Adult Dog – Which is Best?

Puppy or Adult Dog – Which is Best?

Puppies can be very demanding, although it is great to see them develop, while adult dogs are less time-consuming but may take longer to bond. When people think about getting a dog, they often usually immediately decide on a puppy,…

How to Pick the Right Puppy for You

How to Pick the Right Puppy for You

Decide What Mental Qualities You Want Before Choosing Your Pup You’ve decided on the breed. Now it’s time to choose a puppy. Picking the best puppy out of a litter of healthy, roly-poly, cuties depends on what “best” means to…

How to Own a Well Tempered Dog

How to Own a Well Tempered Dog

A dog with a good temperament is something all potential dog owners hope to own one day. The secret recipe for such a dog starts with careful breedings. It takes a lot of effort to own a stable and well…

Important Developmental Stages of Puppies

Important Developmental Stages of Puppies

Puppies go though some critical stages in their life when they are a few months old. Understanding these stages is important for breeders and new owners. There are some critical stages in the life of a puppy that will be…