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Multiple Dog Homes and Pack Order

Multiple Dog Homes and Pack Order

Multiple Dog Homes and Pack Order Once upon a time, all our dogs’ ancestors were wild animals that lived in packs. It was critically important to pack survival that they get along well with each other. Even a minor injury from an aggressive pack mates tooth could become infected and cause the disability and death of a […]

Feeding a Nursing Dog

Feeding a Nursing Dog

FEEDING THE GESTATING AND LACTATING DOG by Gail Kuhlman, Ph.D., P.A.S. There are many factors which need to be considered when achieving optimal breeding performance. These factors include: genetics, health, environment, management and the feeding of a proper diet. Breeders can screen animals for genetic faults and abnormalities. Prior to breeding, a physical examination should […]

How to Measure your Dog

How to Measure your Dog

There is a lot of confusion when it come to how to measure your dog.. so I thought it would be nice to provide some instructions on how to measure your dog for crates, collars,  clothes and coats (like the Doodle needs one). They have a built in coat but for Doodles who live in Alaska.. I get it… For […]

Bringing your Labradoodle Puppy home..

Bringing your Labradoodle Puppy home..

Puppies first night home… When you bring your puppy home for the first time…remember to first introduce them to the front yard to see if they have to go potty after the drive. Once you bring them inside you want to try to keep the vibe in the house as calm as possible. This is […]

Socializing Your New Puppy

Socializing Your New Puppy

What Age Is Best for Puppy Socialization? Puppies are most accepting of new experiences between 3 and 12 weeks old. After that age, they become much more cautious of anything they haven’t yet encountered. From about 12 to 18 weeks old the opportunity to easily socialize the puppy ends-and with each passing week it becomes […]

Differences between Male and Female Puppies

Differences between Male and Female Puppies

The Differences between Male and Female Puppies You may have felt that choosing a breed was the biggest decision you had to make before getting a dog. But now that you have made that choice, you are now faced with a more basic decision: do you want a male dog, or a female? There is […]

Feeding Schedule for Puppies

Feeding Schedule for Puppies

A puppy’s meal schedule must include three measured meals a day, preferably at the same time every day.

Switching Dog Food Brands – The Rotation Diet

Switching Dog Food Brands – The Rotation Diet

Switching Dog Food Brands – How? and How Important? Once you have selected a good quality dog food, that’s all you need to feed, right? Not really. “There is no one “perfect” food or perfect food combination that provides everything a human or animal needs to create optimum health over long periods. Rotating protein sources […]

Most Popular Puppy Names Of 2012 – 2013

Most Popular Puppy Names Of 2012 – 2013

We’ve examined the names of more than 1.26 million puppies born in 2012 from Vetstreet’s records to determine the year’s top pet names. In the process of pulling this data, we couldn’t help but notice that many of the trends from last year have persisted, but there are definitely some new names on the rise. […]

How to put a stop to puppy digging

How to put a stop to puppy digging

How to put a stop to puppy digging Between I’d say 4 months and 8 months dogs go through what I like to call the “teen years” this is the time when most people will throw their hands up in frustration and some will re-home or worse drop their dogs off at the pound. During […]