Looking for a puppy? Have a puppy? Learn about puppies from the experts.
There's nothing sweeter than puppy breath, those inquisitive little noses and non-stop wiggling tails. Our puppies section covers all you need to know about these adorable little guys, from the time you take one home to the moment you can call your pup an adult dog. Learn how to prepare your home for a puppy, get the lowdown on what vaccines are needed at each stage of your puppyâ€™s life, and bone up on basic training and commands. Our experts provide advice on how to deal with teething, house training, spaying or neutering, keeping puppies fit and happy, and then some.
Has there been a time when your puppy came running into the house from the yard and smothered you with kisses that smelled horrible? And you say, "What have you been eating?" Well, we hate to tell you, but it was most likely dog poop. The eating of feces, or Coprophagia, occurs in many puppies. While it can begin earlier, it's likely to show up around now. Read more »
Health and Care
Basic Training and Commands
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Talk About Puppies
"The best thing I found was crate-training at night, and when you're away from home. I didn't keep my dog crated when I was home with him, I locked him…" Read More »
Donna C., owner of a Labrador Retriever
"When my dog was teething his appetite decreased quite a bit. Our vet recommended adding water to his food to soften it up, which worked great. He…" Read More »
TALIE D., owner of a Labrador Retriever