Category Archives: training

Two important things

I want to share two things that I think are really important for our new puppy parents. In fact, they can be significant for any puppy or dog owner. What are they? Training your puppy from the start and giving … Continue reading

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Recreation

Yesterday we got outside for some fresh air and exercise. It was a nice break. (I know, we live in the woods so we have (thankfully) lots of fresh air and nature around us already). But it was so nice … Continue reading

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Practice

Introduction to a crate starts at about four to five-ish weeks when the puppies move to the bigger puppy pen that has room for a crate. They have a wire crate in the pen with a soft, inviting bed to … Continue reading

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Adventures with Stanley

You might have noticed in yesterday’s post that there were only six puppies with their new families on Sunday. And that’s because Stanley is staying just a bit longer because of his new dad’s work schedule. Ideally, we want all … Continue reading

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A little bit more

Since three of our puppies are flying home in the cabin of the plane with their new owners I wanted them to get a taste of the small, soft carrier that they’ll be riding home in. So yesterday we had … Continue reading

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It’s MINE!

Have you ever had a dog that wouldn’t give up a toy or growled if you came near his dish while he was eating. I’ve seen and heard of it before. The dog thinks, “This toy is mine! This food … Continue reading

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Get outside!

We’re working on getting puppies outside for potty training! They are enjoying their jaunts outside into the fresh air. And hubby and I are getting our exercise lugging these chunks in and out!

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The making of a cheese monster

The puppies get a cheese chaser after they have their deworming medication. I use the canned cheese whiz stuff or whipped cream cheese when the pups are little. It’s an easy treat that they can lick off my finger. Yesterday … Continue reading

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New Puppy Owner Info

Since there are a lot of you getting your new puppies in the next few weeks, I thought I’d share a post with a some links in case you missed them on the website or I failed to point you … Continue reading

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I love nap time

Honestly, I wish I was talking about myself. Remember being a kid and not wanting to take naps? And now as an adult, I would love to a nap because I rarely feel rested. But alas, I’m referring to puppy … Continue reading

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