Category Archives: Puppy Guides

So, You Think You Want a Puppy

Having a puppy can be a lot of fun. I wish I could just leave it at that but unfortunately there are a lot more things I’d like to point out about having a puppy. Some of these things may make you second guess whether or not you want one. My goal isn’t to talk…

Selecting the Best Dog For Your Kids

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How many of us have a very vivid picture in our mind of our children playing joyfully with the puppy they have been begging us for? I certainly do and I suspect most of you do as well. Kids and dogs are a natural fit, so it is important when you are selecting a dog…

Essential Dog Supplies

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What are the essential dog supplies a dog owner should always have on hand? For those who already own a dog or puppy you probably have most of these items, but for those who are about to bring a puppy or adult dog home for the first time we have a list below of what…

BEFORE Bringing Home That First Dog

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Have you fallen in love at first sight with an adorable puppy? Good for you and the pup, but do you REALLY know how bringing home a dog is going to drastically alter how you live? I suppose the following tips are best suited for those people who have never owned a dog, so I…

How to Raise a Dog-Friendly Dog

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There’s a certain period in puppy development when a pooch’s early encounters have a huge impact on his overall approach to life. If your dog receives lots of positive experiences with other animals at about three or four months old and younger, it is very likely that he’d develop into a dog-friendly, well-socialized pooch. If…

Tips For Naming Your New Puppy

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Need a few tips for naming your new puppy? He or she is just so cuddly and energetic there has to be the perfect name for the pup, but how do you select the right one? Today we will toss out a few tips to help with this task. When faced with coming up with…

Bringing a New Puppy Into Your Old Dog’s Home

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Many people who are faced with losing their old pal opt to bring a new puppy home to ease the sorrow they know they’ll feel at the passing of their older dog. If you’re planning to do that, here are a few tips, courtesy of Old Dog Care Guide to make the old dog and…

The Fun (But Exhausting!) Stages of Puppyhood

Aren’t they just adorable with their innocent curiosity, their little round bellies, and that sweet smelling breath? Well, yes, but that’s only the half of it – they sometimes put absolutely everything they can wrap their teeth around in their mouth, they seem to pee at random and without warning (or regard for carpeting), and…

Selecting a Purebred Breeder

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How does someone go about selecting a purebred dog breeder who fulfills their desires and requirements? It is very easy to be led astray by all the advertising, word of mouth, and other forms of advertisement these breeders put out. Nothing wrong with checking out a breeder from these ways of getting the word out…

Common Puppy Problems (And How to Deal with Them!)

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Spending the first few days with a new puppy is generally such a pleasant experience that many new dog owners fail to recognize that there are quite a number of puppy problems that need to be dealt with right from the get-go. Most people simply ignore these behavioral issues, and let their pups grow with…

What’s in a Name? Picking the Perfect Name for your New Pup

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Choosing a name for your new puppy is one of the very first decisions you are ever going to make as you bring your new four-legged friend home. Picking the right name for your dog can sometimes be quite difficult or overwhelming as it usually leaves dog owners wondering, “Where do I start?” Helpful Tips…

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