Tips for Training Your Puppy

Congratulations! You’ve just got a brand new family member! There’s a lot of excitement going on, and everything is new for both you and your puppy.

Top 5 Puppy Training Tips

Puppies can start with simple training with the help of cues after they attain an age of two months according to the AKC. Regular training will help you create a sociable, energetic, and disciplined puppy. Read more.

4 Things Every New Puppy Needs

Whether you are new to having a dog or getting another addition to the family, these four tips will cover everything you need to know about what a new puppy needs. 

Housetraining your Dog

In the old days, dog owners “housebroke” their dogs, pushed their noses in mistakes, and screamed in rage when the pooch made a mistake on the rug again. Today we’re more enlightened about housetraining.  

Canine Conversations: Tips For Socializing Your Puppy

Bringing a new addition into your home is an exciting and busy time, especially when that addition is a fluffy, four-legged puppy. In between potty-training your pup and acclimating it to its new surroundings, you also need to prioritize socialization. Socializing your puppy will help it become comfortable in new and different situations, teach it how to act in public settings (known as petiquette), and help ward off future behavior issues.

What is Puppy Socialization Anyway?

When people talk about puppy socialization, they generally refer to the first 16 weeks of a dog’s life. But what is socialization?

Puppy Commands

Your puppy is like a sponge, taking in his environment with all his senses.  Take advantage of this by assigning words to tasks and activities you would like your puppy to respond to.