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Helpful hints

This is an old post but it bears repeating with all the puppies going home soon! Puppy training is an ongoing process. And though we try to give the puppies a good start, it’s ultimately up to the new “paw-rents” … Continue reading

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The fun continues

As most of you know, we had decided to keep Lyric’s litter a little longer because of their size. They have grown and blossomed and are ready to go home but we have this extra week with them so trying … Continue reading

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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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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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Hunters or lap dogs?

If you have researched the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel you will read that they were bred to be lap warmers for royalty back when people lived in drafty castles and were transported by carriages. In other places, it is written … Continue reading

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Puzzled?

This was the first time I had introduced Joy’s boys to the first simple food puzzle. They had no problem figuring it out and enjoying the reward of the “find”! Some of the cheese would spill out the holes. I … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about treats

I have a lot of people ask what kind of treats to give their new puppy. So let’s chat about it. I’m going to go over two different categories of treats; treats for training and treats for other occasions. When … Continue reading

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Five to six weeks

Wow! Time is flying by.¬†As the puppies grow each week they become more and more active and are turning into little adventurers (although they still love being with mom). Even within a weeks time, we see growth and change. At … Continue reading

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Four to five weeks

Puppy socialization¬†starts picking up and things are getting busier the older the puppies get. So what is happening between four to five weeks of age with Cavapoos puppies? Well, they are starting to get more active, playing with each other … Continue reading

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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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