Adolescent Dogs

Adolescent Dogs

Adolescent Dogs Helpful Hints Expect adolescence! All children and dogs go through it, but with dogs, it’s usually months instead of years. This is the worst chewing stage of your dog’s life! Go back to confining your dog to a safe crate or room when you can’t...

Crate Training

Crate Training Fostering You can crate train any dog. Puppies are easier and we will start there. First, when the puppy is sleepy it is easy to just slip them into the crate and soon they associate sleeping with their crate. If you have a puppy that is not so keen on...

Desensitization & Counterconditioning

Desensitization & Counterconditioning Foster Help Desensitization means to make less sensitive. Its goal is to eliminate or reduce the exaggerated, emotion- based reaction that an animal has to a specific thing—be it other animals, kinds of people (like children...
Puppies – Helpful Hints

Puppies – Helpful Hints

Puppies - Helpful Hints PUPPY BECOMING TOO INDEPENDENT? This is usually caused by giving too much freedom too soon. Doggie doors and dry self-feeding too early in your puppy’s life causes your puppy to feel that he or she doesn’t need you unless he or she wants...
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