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Puppy Rule of 7 – Socialization

Puppy Rule of 7 – Socialization

A young puppy has so much potential and starting off from scratch means you have the opportunity to make impressions on her that will last for the rest of her life.  Your dog’s early experiences will shape her personality, how she sees the world around her and how she deals with stress.  A well thought […]

How to stop puppy mouthing!

How to stop puppy mouthing!

How to Train Puppies : Train Your Puppy Not to Bite Biting and mouthing are normal behaviors for puppies. Dogs don’t have hands so they investigate objects and their environment with their mouths. To a curious puppy, everything about this big world is brand new and exciting. He learns as he goes along. You can […]

How To Calm Your Dogs Worst Fears

How To Calm Your Dogs Worst Fears

Is your dog or puppy shy and leery of people; afraid of strangers, certain situations or objects? Is your dog fear snapping or is your puppy fear biting? Is Shyness a Problem or Not? It is natural for some dogs to be shy of things that are new and unfamiliar. During development, a dog becomes socialized […]

The Name Game!

The Name Game!

For this exercise you will need two people. Both people need to sit on the floor facing each other six or eight feet apart. Have a long leash on your puppy. One person has the loop end of the leash and the other person has the puppy. Hold the puppy so he faces the person with the loop. Have the […]

Puppy Rule of Twelve – Socializing

Puppy Rule of Twelve – Socializing

The Puppy’s Rule of Twelve The Critical Period of Socialization ends by three months of age! This is the crucial developmental stage during which puppies learn to accept and enjoy the company of other dogs and people. Thus your puppy needs to be socialized to people by the time he is twelve weeks old. However, […]

Crate Training Your Puppy

Crate Training Your Puppy

Table of Contents What Is Crating? Prices and recommendations Proper use of a crate Crating do’s and don’ts Decreasing Crate Time Does everyone use a crate? If you try to keep your puppy in a crate overnight, do not put the crate in a place where you can’t hear him. If your puppy cries for […]