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The queen, not Elizabeth

I’m referring to Reba, queen of Pinewood and shadow of mine. I bought Reba years ago from another breeder. She was a young adult. I think around two years of age. It took her a while to warm up as … Continue reading

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Continued training and tips for the new owner

*NOTE* This is an old post from a year ago, but I thought it had some helpful hints for those families getting puppies in the next weeks. We are wrapping up our last week with Sage’s big bunch of puppies. … Continue reading

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Separating

At about three weeks is the perfect time to start taking puppies out of their cozy spot away from mom and litter mates and doing some one-on-one time with each one for short periods of time. This is to prepare … 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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