What Age Can You Board a Puppy?

What Age Can You Board a Puppy?

If you need someone to care for a young dog while you are away on vacation or during a family emergency, you may be wondering at what age can you board a puppy?  Puppy boarding can be a great way to socialize your dog and keep it safe while you are away, but...
Crate Training Tips For Your Rescue Dog

Crate Training Tips For Your Rescue Dog

There’s a lot being said about the state of the world these days. There’s a lot of saber-rattling going on.  But that noise is for the politicians, plotters, and attention-cravers out there.  None of that is for the vast majority of the world’s people who just want...
Tips on the Proper Uses of Dog Crates

Tips on the Proper Uses of Dog Crates

Some people think that dog crates should not be used—that making a dog use a crate is mean, uncaring, or lazy.  That may be true of insensitive or clueless dog owners and cruel puppy farms, but it is not true of the great number of responsible and loving dog...
A Dog Crate—Why You Need to Use One

A Dog Crate—Why You Need to Use One

Let’s be clear about this. A dog crate is not a place of punishment for a misbehaving puppy.  It should not be used as a doggie jail. A dog crate is not a “crutch” to be used by dog owners who lack the skills and experience to properly house train a puppy. ...
Puppy Potty Training Your Rescue Dog

Puppy Potty Training Your Rescue Dog

Congratulations, you got a new rescue puppy.  Nice.  Sweet.  Good for you and good for the cute puppy.  But, you ask with eager eyes and a confused face, “Now What?” Let the puppy potty training begin! ―Stressful, yes, but proper potty training is...
10 Christmas Gifts for the Dog

10 Christmas Gifts for the Dog

Christmas is the most joyous time of the year, celebrated by the whole family – and yes, that includes your furry friend. It can also be a stressful time, trying to think up and find the best Christmas gifts for each member of your family. Don’t worry;...