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Tips for Introducing Dogs and Babies

Bringing a new baby home is an adjustment for everyone—your dog included. Here are some tips for introducing dogs and babies: Make gradual changes to your dog’s routine before the baby comes home If your dog will be sleeping in a different place or walking at different times, introduce these changes two or three weeks… Read more »

Four Ways You Can Bond With Your Dog

Your dog is your best friend—but like any relationship, it takes effort and thoughtfulness to bond. Here’s how to bond with your dog: Spend some quality time On a regular basis, spend one-on-one time with your pup. Go for a long walk, pl ay an extended game of fetch or just cuddle together on the… Read more »

How to Ease into Your First Night With Your New Puppy

It’s the night that every prospective puppy owner looks forward to: the first time you bring your puppy back to your home to sleep and start your new life together. But in many ways, puppies are like newborn babies—and that first night together is something that must be prepared for in advance. Because keep in… Read more »

Tell-Tale Signs Your Dog is Stressed

Between the commute, the never-ending housework and the budget woes—you’re stressed out. Did you know that your pooch is also susceptible to stress? Unlike people, our pups can’t use words to tell us when they’re feeling frazzled, so watch out for these tell-tale signs your dog is stressed: Decreased appetite: Many dogs lose their appetite… Read more »

Four Scientific Reasons Why You Should Own a Dog

We all know why we love dogs: they make perfect companions, they’re loyal, they’re great with children, and, of course, they’re adorable. But what if there was actual scientific evidence to prove that owning a dog is not only fun, but, also, healthy for you? Well, now there is. Here are four scientific reasons why… Read more »

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 »

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 »