Few things in life are more exciting than getting a new puppy but it can be hard to tell if your puppy is getting too much or too little sleep. Some dog owners may be concerned about how much their puppy seems to be sleep but don’t worry. It’s normal. The average eight-week-old puppy sleeps anywhere from 18 to 22 hours per day.
You may be at your wit’s end when it comes to your aggressive pup – after all, nobody wants to be the one with an aggressive dog. You may think that it looks shameful and embarrassing on you for not being able to train your dog properly. If you have an aggressive dog, it really may not be your fault. Whether you adopted your dog as a puppy or as an adult, there are multiple factors that contribute to them being aggressive. That said, the main cause is usually a lack of socialization from a young age. We’re here to let you know that it may not be too late to socialize your aggressive dog and get them on the right track.
Did you know that labs are in seventh place for the smartest dog breed in the world? This should mean that lab puppies should be easier to train than most, right? Well, we hate to break it to you, but training a Labrador will be pretty much the same as training any other puppy but, with determination and consistency, you should not have a problem training your Labrador puppy. Puppies want to learn, even though they appear to have the attention span of a moth. We’re going to go through four rules for success when it comes to training your lab puppy so they’ll grow into adulthood as a well-rounded pup.
If you don’t have a dog, you may be surprised to hear that living with one is not always fun. If you do own a dog, you get what we’re saying. Although owning a dog is rewarding and fulfilling, they are not born perfect and well behaved, no matter how cute they are when they’re …
No matter how cute and cuddly or playful and rambunctious your little dog is, there comes a time when you have to work on correcting any negative behavior your pup may exhibit, from pottying inside the house to biting you.
Sometimes, training your puppy can be hectic and you need a way to discipline your pup so it can learn how to act around others, on a leash, and in other social situations.
Training and disciplining most puppies doesn’t have to be difficult. There are several easy methods to help you train a pup into obedience.
Here are some tips for punishing your puppy as well as some acceptable methods of discipline to teach your dog good habits and avoid problem behaviors.
Now that you have the basic training done, including setting up eating times and potty training, it’s time to move on to the big stuff. One of the major things you will need to go through with your pup is leash training.
Sometimes, puppy training to teach your pup to avoid bad habits like leash pulling can be difficult.
It’s important for your pup to be obedient while leash walking, especially when you’re taking them around the neighborhood. An unruly dog lunging or pulling can cause a lot of problems with other dogs in the area. Not to mention, some dogs like to run and can get lost in their surroundings.
Leash training is a big deal. So, we decided to share with you our method for training your dog to walk on a leash without pulling.
There are a few basic commands that you should teach your dog that come in handy when you need your dog to be obedient. Each of these basic commands is important and shouldn’t be overlooked when training your new pup.
One of these important commands is getting your dog to come when called. This becomes important in different situations, from stopping your pup from misbehaving to getting ready for a walk. These seven secrets and tips should help you through the training process for this important command.
Puppies love to chew and bite. It’s their way of exploring the world, trying out food and even being playful for companionship. Nipping puppies are completely normal during play and exploration.
That said, biting isn’t a habit you want your pup to hold on to as they grow into an adult dog. If you don’t get started trying to help them unlearn the behavior when they’re young, it will be a lot more difficult to stop them from biting as they get older.
If you have ever tried to train a puppy, you know how essential training treats are if you want any kind of success (or at least, any kind of success in a reasonable period of time). When it comes to puppy training treats, you should look for something nutritious, delicious, and affordable that will not upset your pup’s tummy if they consume quite a few! We’re going to take a look at our twelve best picks for puppy training treats, as well as our most affordable pick for 2019.
Unless you’re a pup expert, deworming may be a little bit confusing to you. You may have questions like, why do puppies need to be dewormed? If my puppy’s being dewormed, does that mean that they have worms? Am I going to catch them if they do? Does my puppy have to be dewormed more than once? Well, you’re in luck! We’re going to answer all of the above questions as well as taking you through your puppy’s deworming schedule in the form of procedure, efficacy, recovery, and prevention.