Get the information you need to help you feed, train and care for a puppy. We cover everything from choosing a puppy to training advice.

When do Puppies Open their Eyes

Some may shoot back instantly that it would be instantaneously but in reality the road towards complete vision is gradual, and one that is spread over a fortnight with eyelids opening up only after 12…

Should I Get a Male or Female Dog

Few new dog owners stop to consider why they should get a male or female dog before bringing home their new pet. Instead of weighing the pros and cons of each gender, they make an emotional decision b…

Feeding a Puppy Table Scraps

Most dog owners have been there: enjoying a nice dinner, you look down and stare into the desperately pleading eyes of your puppy. His desire is clear. If he could speak, he would likely say, “Please,…

Puppy Proofing a Home

Bringing home a new puppy is exciting. You’ve prepared. You went to the pet store and made sure there was food and water dishes, plenty of toys, a comfortable place to sleep, and perhaps a gate or cra…

Training a Puppy to Pee Outside

Nothing says cute like your new bundle of furry puppy silliness, running around the house with feet too big for his level of coordination with your sock in his mouth and a devilish look in his eyes. Y…

Getting a Puppy – What you Need to Know

You have been promising your kids a puppy for a year, explaining that they had to wait until you moved into a house with a yard. Well, you moved last week and now they are holding you to your promise …

House Training my Puppy

Bringing a new puppy home is one of the great days in anyone’s life. There is so much joy and happiness, so much eager anticipation about all the fun days ahead with your new four-legged friend. But “…

How to Stop a Puppy From Barking

Barking is as natural to puppies as breathing. It’s how they communicate, show fear, seek attention, play and warn us of an unexpected visitor or intruder. While it is understood that we cannot stop b…