Help! Socialization in a virus laden world.

Viruses are everywhere, and while one is presently reshaping our world via a worldwide pandemic that has claimed the lives of too many of our fellow citizens, the other is an everyday threat on the rise. While families all over the world in various states of social isolation and lockdown have added puppies to their […]

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Puppy Firsts: Fireworks

We only have one chance to prepare our puppy for it’s first Independence Day.   Puppies are “single event learners” and the younger they are the faster they learn. Puppies under 16 weeks of age are especially sensitive to this type of learning.    Here are some tips and techniques to help you set your puppy up […]

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Hard Conversations: When nobody is happy

The following is a post I wrote as part of our “Hard Conversations” series in our Pandemic Puppy Support Group on Facebook. I received many requests for a shareable version of this hard conversation, so I’ve updated it, added some resources, special notes for breeders/rescues and am reposting it here. As the weeks have passed […]

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