Wondering how big your dog will get? Start by analyzing its paws. If its paws appear too big for its body at 16 weeks, it will grow bigger.
Puppies! What could be cuter than a roly-poly bundle of fluff who wants to be loved?
When you bring a puppy home, you start with a blank slate.
You are responsible for turning that cute ball of fluff into a well-mannered dog.
Use DogsBestLife.com’s Puppy 101 guide, to get your puppy started on the right paw.
Puppy-proof your home: Puppies are notoriously curious, adventurous and sometimes downright mischievous, so it’s crucial to prepare. Puppy-proof your house to make it safe for your puppy.
Start puppy socialization immediately: Puppy socialization helps dogs learn to respond positively to problems and challenges by demonstrating appropriate behavior.
Understand your puppy's growth timeline: By knowing what to expect at different ages and stages, you can be prepared as the owner to plan for training and socialization activities.
Puppy potty training: Start puppy potty training techniques early. Old thinking suggested owners wait until the dog was 12 weeks old. New thinking recommends starting sooner.
Stop puppy biting: Work with your dog and use four simple tips to eliminate puppy biting: discipline, distraction, firm commands, and no rough play.
Train your puppy to walk on a leash: Keep puppy walks short and fun. Be patient. Take the time and make an effort now, and you will never dread walking your dog.
Stop puppy jumping: Break your puppy's jumping habit with the sit-stay command. Use positive reinforcement training to get good canine behavior.
When creating a healthy meal plan for your dog, consider the nutrients your dog needs based on its age and activity level.
Before you adopt a dog, be sure you’re ready for the responsibility. Use this 11-tip guide to help you decide.
It takes the average American four months and twenty days to find the right dog breed after visiting three or four shelters.
Research to determine the right dog breed for you before adopting a puppy. Consider your time, temperament, and lifestyle.
The Australian Shepherd is loving and bonds tightly to its owners. The dogs make perfect companions who protect and reward the people who treat them right.
To provide proper care for your pet, you need to buy the right dog supplies from beds and toys to treats and an ID tag.
Bringing home a puppy is a big responsibility. Use these first-week puppy tips to establish a strong, healthy relationship with your puppy.
Protect your puppy: Schedule regular vet visits, pet-proof your house, use a leash, feed a healthy diet, and use a monitoring device.
Getting a puppy is a big responsibility. First, consider breed and size. Then, be sure you’re prepared to feed, train and socialize your dog.