Why You Shouldn’t Shave Your Dog – Written By A Bald Man

Why are we talking about shaving a dog and a bald man in the same blog post?  I would have wondered the same thing 10 years ago when I had a full head of hair, but around that time I noticed my hair line receding, a bald patch forming on the top of my head, and thinning throughout.  I […]

3 Traits Of Successful Puppy Raisers And Bloggers

2004 was the year I got my first puppy. 2007 was the year I started the Puppy In Training blog. Today is the first day I realized that successful puppy raisers and successful bloggers have 3 common traits.  Sometimes I’m a little slow, but seriously it took 11 years to have this revelation!?!  So what are […]

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 […]

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 […]