My Puppy Pees Outside Then Pees Inside!?!? Please, Stop The Madness!

I already raised 2 puppies before I witnessed this phenomena…or maybe I was just somewhat oblivious raising and training Linus and Stetson  (just chalked it up as a regular potty accident)…or maybe I was more aware of what was going on (catching the potty accident before it happened). Anyhow Derby was the puppy that introduced me […]

Can My Puppy Ride In The Front Seat Of My Car?

Over 10 years ago we had no idea whether or not a puppy was safe to ride on the front seat of a car.  After all Linus was my first puppy raised by me as an adult. Before I brought home Linus I bought several books and read about how to raise and train a puppy, […]

5 Great Puppy Socialization Ideas For Guide Pups In Training

Puppy socialization is one of the most important jobs we have as puppy raisers, but what exactly is socialization? “Socialization means learning to be part of society. When we talk about socializing pet puppies, it means helping them learn to be comfortable as a pet within human society—a society that includes many different types of […]

3 Tips To Help Perfect Your Puppy’s Down-Stay

Yep, it takes time to teach your puppy a good down-stay.  Your puppy is not born knowing how to perform a “down” or a “stay” let alone both at the same time. Sorry, we’re not going to teach you how to train your puppy to down-stay today.  Instead here are some more advanced tips on […]

I Hate This Dog Bed! Puppy Boredom or Anxiety?

Adelle is a clever one!  She doesn’t just tear apart and shred the stuffing from her dog beds. Nope, she’s very methodical with her dog bed destruction.  She locates the zipper, proceeds to unzip, then starts removing the stuffing.  I was surprised to see she was able to do this with 2 of her doggy […]