Puppies

Food Aggression or Self Fulfilling Prophecy?

The last few times I’ve had clients come in with concerns regarding food aggression behavior, I noticed a few things that they all had in common. First of all, each had 4 month old puppies and had these puppies since 8 weeks of age. All families mentioned their previous dog also exhibited food…

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Breed Differences: Variations on a Theme

Choosing a dog is a big deal. How do you make the right choice? Is it pure luck, or is there a way increase your odds of success? I think so!   My system is this: First, choose a breed with breed characteristics most compatible with you and your lifestyle. Then, understand that individuals within a […]

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You Got a New Puppy ….Now What?

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Several weeks after coming home with an extra set of little paws from visiting your local animal shelter or adding a new ‘holiday’ puppy to your household, you may find yourself thinking…Now what? With the right guidance, raising a new puppy can be a breeze, but without it – it can be disruptive, even heartbreaking. […]

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