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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...

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. You cannot...

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 “house training...

Paper Training Puppies

You have a brand new puppy, and you’re certain that he is the absolute cutest thing you have ever seen. But that whole doing his business on the carpet thing has already gotten old, and it'’s just the first...

Bottle Feeding Puppies – What You Need to Know

When, for whatever reason, a puppy is not able to nurse from its mother, it falls to the hands of the human caregiver to be sure that the puppy gets the nutrition it needs to survive and to be...

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 crate to...

Separation Anxiety – How to Teach Your Dog to be Alone

All puppies experience some anxiety. Dogs are pack animals and feel most secure when in the company of members of their pack-their guardians or other dogs. Puppies need to learn how to be alone gradually, as their guardians leave...

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!...

Popular Dog Articles

Excessive Barking

Barking is one of the most common, as well as commonly annoying, vocalization methods of dogs. Wolves in the wild are believed to bark for only two reasons: as an alarm system to warn other pack members of a danger, and as a threat to ward off intruders. Unfortunately,...

Is My Dog Sick – Common Warning Signs

Dogs lack the communication ability to tell their owner when they are a bit under the weather. Often odd behaviors are an indicator of a medical illness. However, odd behaviors are also an indicator of emotional issues as well. A dog that has been through changes, stress, or other...

What to Do When Your Child is Afraid of Dogs

Whenever Laura sees a dog, she shrieks and clings to her mother’s leg. Thomas runs the other way. And Samuel just freezes, wide eyed in terror. Each of these children is afraid of dogs. As parents, we strive to teach our kids how to cope with life and its challenges....