Before You Bring Your Puppy Home

before you bring your puppy home

There will be plenty to do when a new puppy comes to live with you. But did you know there are some key things you can attend to before you bring your puppy home? Let’s look at three things to get organized ahead of time. The Bathroom Spot Before you bring your puppy home, give… View Article

Never Gonna Let You Go

To Have & To Hold Let that go! Leave it! Drop it! So much pressure! A puppy explores the world with his mouth. It is a built-in behavior. Show downs and tug-of-war matches will only serve to break down trust, create resource guarding and frustrate you and the puppy. There is a better way. How… View Article

5 Socialization Resources

Puppies Won’t Wait This pandemic has changed a lot of things, including how we approach our Socialization Strategy with young pups. But it hasn’t changed the fact that this stage of development ends early. The goal to introduce your puppy to a variety of people, places, surfaces and sounds before they are 16 weeks remains… View Article

What Now? Part 3

Kids & Puppy; Feeling Harangued? Right now most of us are feeling strange to say the least. Day to day changes and new routines at home can feel overwhelming. Adding kids and puppies to the mix makes it even more complex. To help with the flow of things at home as we all wade through… View Article

What Now? Part 2

Home Alone In Part 1 we looked at some of the ways to get creative with socializing our puppies during this health crisis. Now I want you to consider another important preventative measure. Preparing the pup to be comfortable with spending time alone. For obvious reasons, a puppy being raised right now, will not be… View Article