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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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Stan the man

Stanley has been having fun! I was out doing chores one morning and looked up to see hubby checking the water tank he set up to catch rain water. (No point in wasting rain water so we’re using it 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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It’s a process

Training is a process for sure. It doesn’t happen overnight. It takes time. And it’s noisy. But they’re learning. They won’t be perfect when they go home, but they’ll have a head start on crate training. As you can see … 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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Social distancing and socializing your pup

We’re living in a really different time in history where we can’t do our normal socializing with friends and family, eating out, shopping and everyday activities. So how do we socialize a new puppy? Socializing your puppy is so important … Continue reading

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Leftovers

Okay, weird story. Something that’s never happened before. I drove to Spokane Sunday with four clean, fluffy Cavapoo puppies to hand them over to their new families. And one “parent” didn’t show up! No response from my messages or emails … Continue reading

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Practice

Practice, practice, practice. Yep, practicing hanging out in crates. A bit of wiggle makes a bit of blur in the pictures. But, oh well, they’re still cute.

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