Raising a healthy puppy is not easy, this blog can help. It covers information on puppy exercises, puppy behavior, training, tips, and more!
Puppy separation anxiety is a very real thing and sadly, affects a lot of puppies and even grown dogs as well. It is one of the most common things that pet parents struggle with, because sadly, puppies and dogs with separation anxiety will tend to bark, chew, destroy or try to escape their home when they are left alone. Puppies that get very agitated or depressed when you leave them alone and treat coming home like you’ve been gone for days, are probably suffering from separation anxiety - and anxiety in general. We will go through the true signs of puppy separation anxiety and teach you solutions and ways to help your dog ease their stress.
If you just got a puppy, then you probably already experienced your puppy having an accident inside and wondered when you should start the potty training process. Most puppies don't get to come home with you until they're eight weeks old, and luckily for you, we recommend starting the puppy training process right away. But it's at 12 to 16 weeks of age that your puppy will have enough control of their bladder to learn better how to hold and control it. You can start potty training your puppy as soon as they get home, but be aware that at 8 weeks old, they aren't able to hold their bladder, and you will have a couple of accidents along the way! But, it is never too early to start instilling habits into your puppy and start a puppy potty training schedule.
Getting your new puppy comfortable with their leash and leash training is not as daunting as you may think, but it is a skill they should learn! When it comes to leash training a puppy, it is not instinctual. But it is an important skill to have and can be taught relatively easily. You and your puppy will benefit from learning how to walk on a leash and be comfortable, knowing they are safe every time they have their collar and leash on.
Exercise is an integral part of your dog's overall health and happiness. Like us humans, dogs need proper nutrition and exercise to stay healthy and live a long and happy life. As a dog parent or even a new puppy parent, you have probably found yourself asking if you really need to go out and take your dog on walks or how much exercise they really need. We're here to tell you that, yes, your dog needs proper exercise, and it's a great way to keep you and your dog in shape! Dog care and dog health are critical, and giving your dog the proper amount of exercise is, luckily for you, very easy. We'll give you good tips on how to stay active with your dog and share with you how much exercise your dog needs. Follow along to keep your dog happy and healthy!
If you have just gotten a new puppy, then you know that their teeth are sharp, and without them even trying, you’ll get nipped, and it hurts! Some people love puppy bites, but if you are the owner, that biting gets old quickly. You will want to start training now before this biting leads to aggressive puppy behavior, destroyed shoes and furniture, and much more. You will want to teach them to follow commands, be well behaved, not bite, and any extra tricks you want to teach them. Overall, doing puppy behavior training is very important. But, when it comes to biting, we do have some extra tips to stop your puppy from biting everything that comes close to their mouths. These are our top tips that you can implement today to start training your puppy to stop biting!
Potty training a puppy can be a challenging but rewarding task. We won't lie and say it isn't difficult. Puppies are adorable and fun, but they are also young, don't listen, and have tiny bladders. This puppy behavior makes potty training challenging, but it is vital to puppy handling and overall dog care. Your puppy's age, breed, attention span, and environment will affect how long it takes to potty train them. As well as your schedule, training, and diligence will also affect how long it takes. The good news is that if you can put in the work - you can have a fully potty-trained puppy in 2 - 8 weeks. It sounds daunting, but you and your home will be thankful for fewer accidents and creating positive puppy behavior overall! Now that you know how long you can expect to have a fully potty-trained puppy, let's get into some helpful tips and ways to start training your puppy!
Getting a new puppy is so exciting! Your days are about to be full of a cute new puppy and all the fun stuff that comes with it. You are going to get warm cuddles, puppy breath, and a cute little ball of energy. But, at the same time, your days will also be full of work because raising a puppy is not easy! They can be energetic, wild, goofy and not potty trained. It’s fun, but a challenge. There is a certain art of raising a puppy and we’re here to help you navigate some of it. We will go through our top 3 steps for puppy handling and give you some dog care tips to make this new addition to your family as fun, happy and stress-free as possible.
Trying to figure out how big your puppy will get can be a little challenging and feel like a huge guessing game, especially if you don’t know your puppies’ parents, their breed or even how old they exactly are.
When looking at how much, exactly, to feed your puppy - it really depends on how much they weigh and how old they are.
There are ways to exercise your dog in the winter, while staying inside your warm home, that will even be fun for you!
Getting a puppy used to handling early on is crucial for their well-being and relationship with you and others. I mean, who doesn’t want to be able to hold and snuggle with their pup? Or who wants their pup to be stressed and anxious when they are handled at the vet or groomer? Training your puppy for handling involves more than just petting them and picking them up, read on to learn more
An active puppy is a happy, healthy, and balanced puppy. Maintaining a consistent and appropriate activity level is vital to their general health and wellness, as well as their relationship with you. A puppy’s energy level may be deceiving, and may lead you to think they can do any exercise when they cannot. Many factors go into determining how much exercise and what kind your puppy needs. It’s up to you to set them up for success! Just how much exercise does a puppy need? Read on to learn more!