Including Your Pet in Your New Year’s Resolutions

A brand-new year means it’s time for a new list of resolutions, and if you’re like many Americans, you’ll be dedicating your New Year’s resolution to getting and staying healthy. Encouraging exercise and eating right is important for the whole family, and doesn’t just apply to the humans. Here are some tips on including your… 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 »

Properly Socialized Puppies!

The period between 8 and 12 weeks of age is a crucial time in a puppy’s development. The behaviors, both positive and negative, that puppies learn during this time will heavily shape their temperament going forward, and although it is possible to correct negative behavior, it’s far easier to instill good habits early on. The… Read more »

House Training a Toy Breed Puppy

House Training a Toy Breed Puppy When training a toy breed puppy it can sometimes be a bit more challenging then a large breed.  It may take them a little bit more time to catch onto it, but well worth your patience and time. The keys to remember is to keeping your routine the same… Read more »

At Family Puppies, Socialization is Key to Puppy Training

Welcome to our blog!   You’ve heard the horror stories. For instance, someone taking a young dog to the park and the dog gets pushed around by a bigger dog and ends up hating everything associated with the experience. The young dog, in other words, has had a bad first-time social experience. Every young dog… Read more »

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