Training Your New Puppy

Training Your New Puppy

Hello! In the next few entries the topic we will cover is something fun! Puppies… How can you not love the topic? They are the cover for many calendars, many people’s conversation piece on social media, and just damn cute. In this week’s blog I will cover the mindset new puppy owners should have, and a great way to eliminate undesired behaviors. A positive, forgiving, and patient mindset is essential in your dog’s development. It will eliminate needless worry, curb undesired behaviors, and be the foundation for a strong bond forged between you and your new pet. Your puppy is like a new blank canvas. Your love and affection is your paintbrush. You just need the right application to make your masterpiece. When I go into homes with new puppy owners, I am normally asked these questions: How can I stop my puppy from nipping? How do I stop the bathroom accidents in the house? How can I start crate training when my puppy hates their crate? Should I start crate training? How can I help my puppy sleep through the night? The new holes in my couch make it look very sheik, but how can I save my furniture? How much, when and where should I feed my puppy? Normally to be followed by these statements: My puppy hates the leash. My puppy is making growling sounds and playing rough, I’m concerned. My puppy will not stop whining and above all help!!!!!!! Don’t worry over the next few weeks I will address each of these concerns. If you are one of the many that have asked yourself these...