Puppies are awesome. They’re cute and cuddly; watching them learn about the world is fun. They can also be holy terrors. They can be destructive, nippy, and exhausting. Let’s not even get into potty training. The thing is… this is all perfectly normal puppy behavior. But most humans want to ensure their pup can live […]

Unvaccinated puppy being held in Long Beach, CA

Remember being a kid? Everything was exciting, and everything seemed shiny and new. That’s because it was! It’s the same for your puppy. The world is brand new to your puppy. It’s full of new scents, new sounds, and new things to chew!  Meeting a new person, smelling grass in the corner of the yard, […]

Puppy in Long Beach California

New puppy guardians have a big question: “when is the right time to start training?” The answer to that is… right away! Everything is new to your puppy, and their brain is growing and developing. Now is the time to help teach them! Of course, a dog is never too old to train, but these […]

    Dogs are hunters and scavengers and naturally need to seek and search. Foraging is working to obtain food; this is often in our dog’s DNA. Many dogs forage and scavenge for food constantly, “e.g., counter surfing, scouring walks for food.” Even my dogs have been known to steal some food off the counter! […]

If you recently welcomed a new puppy home, you hopefully have done your research, gotten a few puppy essentials, and are ready to tackle your first few days as a new puppy parent. However, after bringing home a new puppy, many realize that although you can research and prepare, it is difficult to truly understand […]