To Crate or Not to Crate now that is the question. Actually it is a question many new puppy owners ask. Many professional dog trainers I have talked to have given me a definitive answer of yes. Personally I have never crated my puppies for extended periods of time. But this in … [Read more...] about Puppy Crate Training
Dog Breeders , Rescues & Shelters
I purchased a puppy from a dog breeder for the first time in January. But prior to that the last puppy came into my life because a local rescue called me asking me to "rescue" a puppy from Craigslist. That actually meant I ended up buying this "purebred" puppy, but with all … [Read more...] about Dog Breeders , Rescues & Shelters
Petcurean Puppy Food
Petcurean Puppy Food Not all dog foods are created equal. So when you get a puppy don't fall for a dog food that is appropriate for all stages of life. Your puppy has a need for the proper nutrition because of their rapidly growing body. This is why I love the folks at … [Read more...] about Petcurean Puppy Food
A Shih Tzu Puppy Shakes Things Up!
So you have seen a few glimpses here and there, but today I want to formally introduce everyone to our new Shih Tzu puppy, Olive's Grove Dances with Wolves, aka Kevin! I am so happy to have Kevin as a part of our family. He is showing great promise at being an … [Read more...] about A Shih Tzu Puppy Shakes Things Up!
The Nesting Instinct for a Puppys Arrival
Nesting Instinct Hamsters do it, cats do it, human mothers expecting babies do it. And guess what? I'm expecting a puppy and I'm doing it too! I have a nesting instinct! According to Urban dictionary: Nesting is a ritual performed by pregnant women in ridding the … [Read more...] about The Nesting Instinct for a Puppys Arrival