Articles About Puppies

Dog Owner Warning: Parvo-Like Illness Spreading In Michigan

Dog Owner Warning: Parvo-Like Illness Spreading In Michigan

In an effort to help spread the word... I wanted to share this article from Whole Dog Journal about an increase in reports of dogs with suspected cases of Canine Parvovirus (aka CPV, CPV2 and Parvo) in Michigan. Symptoms included vomiting, severe and bloody diarrhea...

At Home Grooming Essentials For Your New Puppy

At Home Grooming Essentials For Your New Puppy

All dogs need some degree of grooming and care done at home.... and in addition to that, some breeds may also need to visit the groomer every 4 to 6 weeks. Now that you have your new puppy you should know where you fit on that scale. Regardless of whether or not you...

New Puppy Essentials – The Ultimate Checklist

New Puppy Essentials – The Ultimate Checklist

So, you are bringing home a new puppy... congratulations! Bringing home a new puppy takes preparation... not unlike preparing to bring home a baby. I mean that in the sense that there are things you need to have on hand... or do... before their arrival. For a baby you...

“Why Is My Dog Scared Of Fireworks?”

“Why Is My Dog Scared Of Fireworks?”

Summer is here and along with it comes celebrations which frequently include fireworks.  Most of us enjoy, and even look forward to, fireworks with the ‘oohs’ and ‘aahs’ that go along with it. But for your dog it may be a different story.  Is your dog scared...

How To Make Grooming Your Puppy A Positive Experience

How To Make Grooming Your Puppy A Positive Experience

Throughout any dog's life, most will experience a wide variety of handling by humans. It's important however, that a dog is comfortable with human handling as we are the ones providing routine care for them. Routine care - that is, going to the vet or groomer, having...

Five Tips For House Training Your New Puppy

Five Tips For House Training Your New Puppy

Having a new puppy is a fun and joyful time, but there may also be times you find a little overwhelming. House training can often be one of those areas that many new puppy parents find challenging. But you know what... it doesn't have to be. Following some simple...

New Puppy?  Tips for Puppy Proofing Your Home

New Puppy? Tips for Puppy Proofing Your Home

Congratulations on such an exciting time! You're bringing home your new puppy! Now you have the task of puppy proofing your home to ensure that your new family member is safe by eliminating potential dangers. Not sure where to start? Let us help you with that......

How To Manage Your Puppy’s Fear Period

How To Manage Your Puppy’s Fear Period

We previously discussed the different socialization periods for your puppy, but only briefly touched on the fact that during that time your puppy will experience a fear period. There are actually two separate fear periods - and both are normal developmental stages for...

Tips On How To Socialize Your Puppy

Tips On How To Socialize Your Puppy

You may have heard that puppy socialization is the most critical learning period in your dog’s life. It absolutely is! Exposing your puppy to a wide range of experiences is important as this helps to build their overall personality. It also influences how they react...

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