IN YOUR HOME
While future dog owners are patiently awaiting for the puppy's arrival in their home, it is a great idea to take the time to prepare for the puppy - install a few gates, invest into storage bins and make sure your home is puppy-safe!
Is my new puppy potty trained? When do we start? How?
Potty training starts immediately when you bring a puppy into your home. For us, it starts from the very first moments of dog’s life – a puppy pen must be kept free of poop to ensure puppies are never used to it being around. During the first weeks of life momma is a great help! Around week six all puppies start to follow their momma and litter-mates and not poop in the whelping box/puppy space. Let me tell you that naturally dogs do not poop where they live. They never will poop in their sleeping space (crate) unless they are forced to be in it for a very long time. (READ MORE)
How to choose a veterinarian you can trust?
We believe that a trusted relationship with a veterinarian is essential to any pet owner. But how to find that specialist a per owner can trust? We find many similarities in finding the right veterinarian to choosing a partner in life. Trust your heart and your feelings. Don't be mislead by the free coffee at the reception. A good veterinarian will not be a guarantee your new puppy will not have health issues in life, but a good veterinarian will be a guarantee that those issues will be addressed in a good timing matter with much care and professionalism. (READ MORE)
can I feed my puppy some human foods?
While there is nothing wrong to incorporate some of your groceries to your dog's diet, not all human foods can be shared with your new puppy. Many of the foods, such as fruits and vegetables, that humans digest just fine can wreak havoc on a dog’s body, causing severe health problems. On the other hand, some of the foods people eat can be introduced to a dog’s diet just fine, and even provide health benefits such as joint strength, better breath, and allergy immunity. But before giving your dog foods that you crave, read on and learn which foods are safe and which can send your dog straight to the vet. (READ MORE)
Is it safe to have my new puppy to explore my yard?
While being outside is one of the most wonderful experiences for your dog, you must closely supervise your new puppy, as many hidden dangers of your yard can be harmful.
Bring your new puppy to meet the world!
Early socialization is one of the most important aspects of raising a new puppy. Socializing means to teach your puppy about the world and how to behave in certain social settings. (READ MORE)