Cockapoos have gained in popularity in recent years. With their charming personalities and hypoallergenic coats, it’s no wonder why they have captured the hearts of dog lovers. However, along with their rise in popularity, several myths and misconceptions have also emerged. In this blog post, we will debunk these myths and separate fact from fiction… Read more »
Why French Bulldogs Are Now the Most Popular Dog in America
For 31 years, the Labrador Retriever held the title of “Most Popular Dog in America.” In 2023, however, that title was taken by the French bulldog. Of course, we at Family Puppies can completely understand why Americans have fallen in love with the Frenchie’s wrinkly nose and lovable personality. But why, exactly, is the French… Read more »
What Is the Origin of the Coton de Tulear?
The Coton de Tulear is a lovable companion. It’s no wonder why it’s such a popular breed. But how did this cute little dog come to be? Much of the Coton’s origin story is a mystery, but there are some things we know. The Meletei and the Barbets Dogs have been our companions for thousands… Read more »
How Big Does a Cavapoo Get?
Cavapoo puppies, when first adopted, are quite small. As are most puppies! But their small size leads many owners to wonder how much bigger they might become. Cavapoos will never have the huge growth spurts that other breeds are known for, but they will, like all dogs, grow as they age. How much they grow,… Read more »
How Do You Tire Out a Cockapoo?
All puppies are bursting with energy, and the Cockapoo is no exception. So, as a Cockapoo owner, you may be wondering how to get rid of all that excess energy. Thankfully, there are a few ways. Go for a long walk Walks are a great form of exercise for both you and your pup. However,… Read more »
How to Train Your Dog for Teeth Brushing
Puppy grooming is important for your pup’s health. But did you know that grooming includes brushing your dog’s teeth? To avoid stinky dog breath and dental problems, you need a regular brushing regimen. So how can you train your dog for teeth brushing? Proper handling Over the first few weeks of owning your puppy, be… Read more »
Tips for House Training a Toy Breed Puppy
House training a toy breed puppy can sometimes be a bit more challenging then a large breed. It may take them more time to catch onto it, but it will be well worth your patience and time. Keep the same routine The most important thing to remember when house training your puppy is keeping your… Read more »
How to Celebrate Thanksgiving with Your New Puppy
If you’ve recently adopted an adorable Pooton or Cavapoo puppy, then chances are this is their first Thanksgiving. So, why not make sure they can enjoy Thanksgiving as much as the rest of the family? Here, we provide some ways you can celebrate Thanksgiving with your new puppy all the while keeping them safe from… Read more »
Your Guide to Going to the Dog Park for the First Time
Whether you’ve adopted an adorable Pooton or a friendly Havanese, you’ll likely be taking them to a dog park at some point. Dog parks are a great place to let your four-legged friend run around, have fun, and meet other dogs. However, if this is your first time at a dog park, you may not… Read more »
Halloween Safety Tips for Your Havanese Puppy
You’ve just brought your new Havanese puppy home, but now it’s Halloween. This can be a stressful time for any dog, but especially younger pups who are still getting used to their forever home. Here, we provide some tips on how to ensure your Havanese puppy stays safe and stress-free this Halloween. Walk your puppy… Read more »