“Will This Get Better?” – Dealing With The Puppy Blues

I am an active member of the Reddit Puppy 101 subreddit (an online forum). And I see the same posts almost every single day – “Will this better?” “I think I hate my puppy…is that normal?” “I have the puppy blues – please help.” Continue reading ““Will This Get Better?” – Dealing With The Puppy Blues”

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The New Puppy Checklist – FREE Downloadable PDF

Just about to bring home your new puppy? Looking for ways to be as prepared as possible? I know how stressful being a new puppy owner can be.

I brought home my newest four-legged friend, Olive, one month ago. And let me tell you – even though I am a relatively experienced dog owner, I was still exhausted, stressed, and realized I forgot about a few important things!

A new puppy checklist can help take some of that stress away by helping you feel more prepared for this big life change. Continue reading “The New Puppy Checklist – FREE Downloadable PDF”

Top Crate Training Resources For Puppies

Crate training is an excellent way to keep your puppy (or your adult dog) safe, secure, and ideally, free from separation anxiety. I have had dogs for almost 15 years, and every dog I’ve owned has been crate trained. I’m currently training my almost 12 week old German Shorthaired Pointer (Olive), and it has been a slow process for her. But we’re going in the right direction.  Continue reading “Top Crate Training Resources For Puppies”