Puppy Myth Buster #6

Socialization The number one danger to my puppy is taking him out in public before he has had all his shots. True or False Answer: False The number one danger to the health of your dog is not having a proactive, positive social experience. Socialization is a process during which a puppy develops positive relationships… View Article

Enriched Puppy Fostering

“We have four puppies that we’re fostering right now. Felix (brown male with green eyes) and Patchouli (brindle female) are 7 weeks old. They are fosters from Broken Promises Rescue. The two Rotti (Rottweiler) boys are 9 weeks old. They are BC SPCA fosters. Hugo is the smaller, with the blue collar. We fostered him since… View Article

Earl the Pearl – Staff of the Month

Puppy Myth Buster #5

Socialization A major contributor to dog aggression is: a) Dogs trained as guard dogs b) Only certain breeds of dogs (i.e. Pitt Bulls) c)  Poorly socialized dogs that lack a “soft mouth” d) Stephen King Answer: c) Puppies that have not had the benefit of a proactive, positive social schedule along with not having developed… View Article

New Puppy Rules – Play

We have taken puppy raising concepts and broken them down into a few key points to help make them easy to remember and to practice. With each new set of rules you will find a link included to take you to ultimatepuppy.com, where you can get a comprehensive explanation and/or lesson on the concept.   Click on this link… View Article