Let sleeping dogs lie: why your dog must feel safe
Feeling safe is more important than even water or food, and if we violate our dogs’ need for safety, we also infringe upon their ability to think and learn.
Small dogs need training as much as large dogs
All dogs should at least know the basics: how to sit, lay down, stay and come when called. Small dogs need training just as much as larger dogs.
The importance of puppy socials before full vaccination
Indoor puppy socials are a crucial component of a well thought out socialization plan, forming the cornerstone of future social interactions with other dogs.
Littermate syndrome is a risk when raising sibling puppies
Some cohabitating sibling puppies develop littermate syndrome because their deep bond interferes with normal socialization to other dogs and to people.
Dog breed does not determine behavior or temperament
it is not possible to predict a dog’s temperament based on breed alone because of the high degree of variation within each breed; other factors matter more.