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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.

Disciplining a Puppy – How to Change their Behavior

That adorable new puppy just chewed a not-so-adorable hole in your sofa. Maybe you’re down to just one pair of shoes that haven’t been destroyed by that furry little bundle of joy. Or perhaps you feel you’ve cleaned up...

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...

Puppy Training 101 – Learning the Basics

When it comes to living life in our modern world there are many things that perplex our overworked brains. For instance, if a tree falls in the forest and no one’s around to hear it . . . does...

Puppy Punishment – Disciplining a Young Dog

Oh, how your little guy loves you. He gets so excited when you come home that he piddles on your feet and rips your clothes as he jumps up to tell you how happy he is to see you!...

Potty Training a Puppy

Bringing home a new puppy is such an exciting time for your family. Having a new addition to your family is always a reason to celebrate, but along with that celebration come new responsibilities and new tasks to be...

Puppy Socialization – Importance of Playing with other Dogs

To become a happy, safe, confident member of society, your puppy will need to learn to adapt to new situations and objects, and get along well with humans and other animals. Puppy socialization is the process of introducing a...

Stopping a Puppy From Biting

You’ve brought home a new puppy, and he is adorable in every way except one: He bites. Biting or mouthing your hand during play is normal behavior for a puppy, and to many people it seems cute. No matter...

Puppy Training – Teaching your Dog the Basic Commands

Puppy training is undoubtedly one of the most frustrating and time consuming tasks for dog owners. The cuteness of a new puppy is soon overshadowed by her constant barking, chewing, and accidents on the rug. We need to remember...

When Do Puppies Lose Their Baby Teeth

Because puppies are so busy growing at superhuman rates during their first year, we tend to miss a few of their milestones. After all, aging seven years to our one means that all the developmental hurdles are usually crossed...

Adopting or Buying a Puppy

Adopting a puppy is a huge decision, one that will alter your life in more ways than you know. He will bring you joy and aggravation. He will test your patience and reward you with infinite love. He will...

Popular Dog Articles

My Dog has Watery Stools – What Could Be the Problem?

“My dog has watery stools'” is common complaint heard by veterinary offices. Watery stools, or diarrhea, can be a symptom of many different medical problems. The severity of diarrhea can range from being a simple, upset stomach to a major medical emergency. However, in most cases if a dog...

Anal Scent Glands

It’s really very comical to watch a dog scoot his rear end across the floor. It can be so endearing that many people forget that dogs do this because their anal scent glands are causing them significant irritation. Some irritation is minor and can be handled at home with...

The Future of Dog Food – Better Nutrition

One of the most common questions sent to our pet experts here at Professors House is what do I feed my dog? And in all honesty, no one is surprised – the pet food industry is a quagmire of misinformation, bad press, far too many mediocre choices, and a...