Start Training Puppies Early

Puppies and Training Beginning Dogs Does your dog do any of these things? > Runs the other way when you call > Backs up when you try to get him > Plays catch me; jumps on people > Barks & howls at strangers or cars > Yelps at people at the front door > Whines when he...

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How Mother Dog Treats Her Puppies, Tip Three

Puppies sleep most of the time during the Neonatal Period which covers from birth to two weeks of age.  Although puppies are born blind and deaf, their senses of touch and scent are fair.  It doesn't take long before they are able to crawl and find the warmth of the...

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How Mother Dog Treats Her Puppies, Tip Two

The puppies have only been in this world for about two to three weeks now.  But that first two weeks of life easily can be compared with an entire human infancy and that describes the rapid speed of puppy growth that is typical in the canine world.  This particular...

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How Mother Dog Treats Her Puppies, Tip One

Puppies, maybe lots of puppies can be born in one litter.  Female dogs move into heat about every six months.  Smaller dogs generally have only a few puppies while larger breeds can have 13 or even 15 starving puppy mouths to feed at once.  It's a busy time for a...

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Puppies, Arriving Home: A Scary Place, Tip 3

This is the third article in my four part series about bringing home puppies: Before you bring the puppy home Fear imprint stage New home: a scary place The first night Puppies arriving home can be very frightening to the pup.  Your new puppy is arriving home probably...

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Puppies, Arriving Home: Fear Imprint Stage, Tip Two

This is the second article in my four part series about bringing home puppies: Before you bring the puppy home Fear imprint stage New home: a scary place The first night Puppies arriving at their new home, what a frightening experience.    Here's an example:  Let's...

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Puppies as a Christmas Gift?

Puppies as Christmas gifts or as gifts at any time, is this a good idea?  It's Christmas morning and the sound from your present under the tree sounds like puppies.  You open the box and out jumps the most darling, furry puppy with the cutest brown puppy dog eyes. ...

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Elderly Dog, Your Beloved Older One

Older dogs are very special.  Today I smiled at watching my own 16 1/2-year-old Woofe foxy up and sprint down the hall.  It was a good morning for him.   More frequently,  I massage his joints before picking him up from his bed and carefully squaring him onto his feet...

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Redmond Dogs at Marymoor Park

Redmond and dogs go together at the off leash dog park at Marymoor.  Big dogs, small dogs and all kinds of our four-legged canine friends are taken off leash and allowed to romp together in play and exercise on a huge acreage in Redmond that has trails and walkways.  ...

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New Puppy Dog in Your Life?

New puppy considerations boils down to four primary things:  time, dedication, patience and money for your dog. If you will dedicate several hours daily and spend the needed funds on a dog, then get a puppy.   Hey, stop. We're talking about a cute puppy so why does...

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