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Three to four weeks

So what happens between three and four weeks you might wonder? This is the beginning of the true socialization period and where the real “work” (fun) begins! It can vary with litters and even individual puppies, but we are starting … 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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The transitional stage

Once the puppies eyes and ears open around two weeks of age (give or take a little) and up until around three weeks of age, the puppies have entered the transitional stage of life. Around this time our puppies are … Continue reading

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Rearranging

I had to do a bit of rearranging today. Flower’s babies are really getting pretty mobile already. It’s funny how each litter does things at it’s own speed. And since these pups are really moving around more, I wanted to … Continue reading

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Time to move

No, not me; the puppies! Yep, Sunday was a good day to move Lucy and her babies into a bigger “house”. Now that they were starting to crawl and toddle more, those little legs needed more room to roam. And … Continue reading

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Busy times

With the Thanksgiving holiday, home projects and such,  I’m tardy with a puppy update! The pups will be five weeks old tomorrow! And this is such a fun age. They are much steadier on their feet. They engage with each … Continue reading

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Introducing the litter box

For those of you who aren’t familiar with how we raise our puppies; we litter box train them. Actually, they kind of train themselves. Puppies naturally don’t like to soil where they sleep, so when they are old enough, they … Continue reading

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