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 […]

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 […]