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New Puppy Chewing
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Why Your Pup is a Chewing Machine Torn up flip flops, chewed up sneaker laces, and dented chair legs. Who’s the culprit? Your new puppy. When you first welcomed the pup into your family, you prepared yourself with the essentials: food, treats, a bed, pee pads, bowls, etc. But most people don’t prepare themselves, or their household, for the wrath of your furry friend’s chompers. But why exactly does this happen? Is there a reason they’re suddenly set on chewing everything in sight? Is there a way to stop or prevent the loss of any more shoes or furniture items?...
Collars, Harnesses, and Leashes - Oh My!
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There are many different types of collars, harnesses, and leashes on the market for our four-legged friends. But how do you know which is the best for your dog? The choices can be overwhelming, but knowing what you’re looking for in terms of your needs can make it a lot easier! COLLARS Let’s start with collars. Collars go around a dog’s neck. They are usually used with a leash and can be used to hold any ID tags your dog may have. Traditional collar – a traditional collar either buckles or snaps around a dog’s neck. They are made from...
Crate Training 101
Crate training is a useful part in the puppy training process. It is a helpful aid for housebreaking, traveling, and teaching some rules. Dogs are natural den animals. Crates act as a den for the domesticated dog. If the dog is properly introduced to the crate, they will recognize it as their very own space. They will use this space to relax, sleep, or just take a break. The key is to make the crate experience a positive one. You don’t want your dog to view crate time as a punishment. Make the crate cozy. You can do this...
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Everyone loves a new puppy. A new member of the family to welcome in and spoil endlessly with cuddles, treats, toys, and more! One that will give you constant attention, loyalty, and company. What’s not to love?
For some, it’s the process of housebreaking. Along with your pup comes all of their basic needs, like using the bathroom. They can’t help it, of course. Your new dog isn’t quite sure where its designated spot for elimination is yet. But you can’t seem to help but prepare yourself to lose a couple rugs or shoes in the process! That’s why housebreaking at an early age is essential. You have to train your companion where exactly they are allowed to relieve themselves. This not only saves you a few pieces of furniture and extra time from cleaning up, but it helps your furry friend to become more obedient and respectful of the home.