How To Choose The Right Dog For You

Let’s start with some questions you need to ponder, and issues you need to consider: ● Lifestyle. What is your lifestyle like? Do you work a lot outside the house or are you at home all day? Do you travel a lot? If you do, where will you dog stay when you’re not there? Do … Read more

Why Choose an Adult Dog?

Before we discuss breeds, let’s start with the most important question: why would you choose (and train) an adult dog over a puppy? First of all, you give them a chance they may not have had otherwise. Dogs are social creatures and belong in a pack. Your family could be just the pack they need! … Read more

How to correct bad behavior

“Puppies are constantly inventing new ways to be bad. It’s fascinating. You come into a room they’ve been in and see pieces of debris and try to figure out what you had that was made from wicker or what had been stuffed with fluff.” Julie Klam – You Had Me at Woof: How Dogs Taught … Read more

Housebreaking your puppy in 4 easy steps

“I’m not alone,” said the boy. “I’ve got a puppy.” Jane Thayer – The Puppy Who Wanted a Boy Key Takeaway: Housebreaking your puppy helps in establishing a happy and conflict free relationship. Only when the puppy is housebroken can you let the puppy walk around freely. Consistency, patience, and lots of positive reinforcement are … Read more

How to teach your puppy routines

“Whenever I want to laugh, I read a wonderful book, ‘Children’s Letters to God.’ You can open it anywhere. One I read recently said, ‘Dear God, thank you for the baby brother, but what I prayed for was a puppy’.” Maya Angelou Key Takeaway: A routine helps in creating familiarity for your puppy. Familiarity helps … Read more

Crate training 101

“As to which is cuter, a puppy or a baby, I’m going to say that probably depends less on the particular puppy and more on the baby. I’ve seen pictures of me as an infant and consider myself lucky that nobody ever offered my parents the opportunity to trade me for a beagle.” W. Bruce … Read more

Benefits of crate training

“I’ll put her in charge of the puppies. I’ve twelve this week that need tending. How does that suit you?” Leeli’s mouth hung open. She tried to say something but instead crumpled to the floor. She had fainted with joy.” Andrew Peterson – The Monster in the Hollows Key Takeaway: A crate helps in bringing … Read more

How does a puppy think?

“There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.” Bernard Williams Key Takeaways: Take a psychological peek into your puppy’s dreams, emotions, interests, tail wagging, and body language. Ever wondered what your dog is thinking about? Read on to find out more. Would you like to know what your dog might … Read more