[adsense-three] It can be difficult to name a puppy. Because people have a strong attachment to their own names, there’s a desire to come up with a name that means something special. For dogs, however, things are a little different. Puppies don’t identify themselves with their names like humans do. They only recognize it as … Read more
Dogs are pack animals with a dominance hierarchy. One dog leads and the others fall in rank behind him. If you’re introducing a new puppy to your dog or other pets, he’ll need to find his place in the pack and you can help him out. It’s best to introduce a new puppy to your adult dog in a place that’s…
Once you’ve survived the car ride from the breeder or shelter, it’s time to introduce your puppy to his new surroundings. Try to keep visitors or abrupt changes in the environment to a minimum until your puppy is settled in. You want to make your home as relaxed and stress-free as possible.
It’s no secret that dogs like to chew on things. It’s a natural behavior that exercises their jaws and keeps their teeth and gums healthy. It also relieves the pain of teething for puppies. If you don’t provide an outlet for the behavior with dog chew toys, you could end up with a very unhappy, and potentially destructive, dog.
[adsense-three] After you’ve settled on a particular dog breed and have decided where you want to adopt your new pet, it’s time to find the perfect puppy for you. There are various theories on choosing a puppy, from grabbing the first one you see to spending hours administering the puppy aptitude test to every puppy … Read more