3 Puppy Training Tips I Learned As A Guide Dog Puppy Sitter

As a guide dog puppy sitter and raiser I face the same and new challenges with each puppy. I’m constantly reminded of lessons and puppy training tips I learned over the years. Ever since we dropped Apache off at Guide Dog College to start his “formal” education Linus, Stetson, and I feel like we’ve been non-stop […]

What’s The Worst Thing You’re Dog Chewed Up?

Who are the number one mischief makers? PUPPIES!!! I think you’d have to agree that puppies get into more mischief than most and I’ve been fool enough to be a guide dog puppy raiser for the past 6 years training dozens upon dozens of puppies from 7 weeks to 18 months old. After all of […]

Can Puppy Raisers Take A Vacation?

It’s been about a month since I dropped off Apache at Guide Dog College and I decided to take a little puppy raiser vacation…or so I thought.  A couple days after drop off I found myself puppy sitting little 8 week old Toby for 2 weeks.  Toby was recently re-homed and is happily living with […]

Monday Mischief – A Linus Tail

Linus here!  I’m back and taking over the blog for the day! Ever since that big guy, Apache left we’ve had guide dog puppy visitors from big to small.  Toby (8 week old yellow Lab) was our first visitor and stayed with us for 2 weeks.  Now, Journey (7 month old yellow Lab) is hanging […]

What Do You Guys Think…Does Puppy = Mischief?

Do you remember way back when you first brought home your puppy?  It starts off with pure joy and happiness!  Puppy pickup day is one of my favorite days as a guide dog puppy raiser.  However, things  slowly start to change as you bring home your new puppy. It’s been a while since I brought […]