Your puppy may experience separation anxiety the first few days or weeks in his new home. Now is the time to create structure in his life. Once he has a schedule and looks to you for direction, your pup will find comfort in his surroundings and sleep through the night.
Crate Training A Puppy? Are you not sure if your dog is trustworthy while at home alone yet? Do you keep them in the kennel? If you don’t think that your dog is ready to be in the home alone, they probably are not. It is OK to put a dog in a kennel sometimes. Even though you may feel bad for leaving them in there, don’t feel bad. As long as they are getting what they need (food, water, exercise) while outside the kennel, they will be just fine. A lot of dogs learn to actually like it for…
15 Things You Do That Are Unintentionally Breaking Your Dog’s Heart
There are several things we as puppy parents unintentionally do that mess with our dogs’ emotions. No matter how hard we try in our effort to be perfect, some of our human ways can lead to one confused pup. And sending mixed signals to our pups will make them more likely to misbehave. But is it really bad behavior, or just bad communication? Here are fifteen common puppy-parenting missteps you can easily avoid.