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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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Clicker introduction

This past week the puppies got their first introduction to the clicker. I’ve already introduced them to the cheese to make sure they will readily take a treat from my hand. I want to make sure they are willing and … Continue reading

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Rosie puppies update

So what have Nessie, Wally, and Thistle (now Ivy) been up to? Well, as we wrap up this last bit of time with them before they head to their new, forever homes we’re trying to expose them and continue their … Continue reading

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Socialization

The prime socialization period for puppies is between three and twelve weeks of age. This is when they are little sponges and can easily learn and absorb so much. It’s also a time when a bad experience can affect a … Continue reading

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Roly Poly Three Week Olds

Our Cavapoo babies are three weeks old today! They are all roly poly butterballs. They’re eyes and ears are now open and they are just starting to use their toddler legs, wobbling about their beds. We finished ENS (early neurological … Continue reading

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Powering up the clicker

What in the world does that mean? This is the first step of clicker training, and what we try to introduce each puppy to before they head home. ┬áIt can be started at four to five weeks of age, depending … Continue reading

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