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The Importance of Puppy Socialization Through Dog Training Classes

The Importance of Puppy Socialization Through Dog Training Classes

When it comes to training dogs, many people assume that obedience training is the most important element. However, something else that is equally important is socializing the puppy. Socializing is vital in creating happy and healthy dogs. Here are just a few reasons why it’s important to be mindful of it during your classes! It… Continue Reading

Official Proof: Dogs are More Intelligent Compared to Cats

Official Proof: Dogs are More Intelligent Compared to Cats

For years, dog and cat owners have argued over which animal is more intelligent, each side making a case for their pet preference. Dog owners have claimed that dogs are smarter because they are able to learn from their owners and demonstrate their intelligence, while cat owners have argued that their independence and their ability… Continue Reading

The Shy Puppy Myth

Myth:  A 6 week old puppy who is showing signs of shyness will outgrow that shyness as he gets older. Fact:  Probably not. Contrary to popular opinion, it is not normal for a puppy to be shy at 6-8 weeks of age.  It is something that – as a general rule – they will not… Continue Reading

How to Choose a Dog Food

We often get asked, “What is a good dog food?”  Or, “how do I choose a dog food?” First, you have to realize that the dog food industry is a huge marketing endeavor.  Millions of dollars are poured into TV and magazine ads that pull at the dog owner’s emotions.  You see the little dog… Continue Reading

Housetraining Headaches

One of the major concerns of pet people is house-training their dog/s.  Some dogs naturally make it an easier experience.  Some breeds are more prone to house-training problems than others.  Smaller dogs tend to be harder to house-train (as a general rule) than larger ones. Puppies who have been raised on puppy pads, newspapers, or… Continue Reading

Choosing a Dog from a Breeder

If you are planning on purchasing a puppy, we strongly recommend you buy directly from a breeder.  Choose a breeder who can answer your questions confidently; showing you they know the breed.  If you are buying a registered puppy, be sure the information you are given matches what is stated on the registration – date… Continue Reading

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