No doubt about it — raising a puppy can be fun but complicated. You get only one shot, and you want to do it right. Here are our best tips.
How to Teach Your Puppy to Climb the Stairs
Stairs can be tricky for puppies. Here’s how to teach your puppy to climb the stairs — plus, how to troubleshoot when the training isn’t working.
10 Essential Puppy Training Tips You Need to Know
Training a young puppy can be frustrating. Help your new pet — and yourself — through the growing pains with these essential puppy training tips.
What to Do When Your New Puppy Keeps Crying at Night
New puppy crying at night? You are not alone. Don’t tear your hair out — have a plan instead. Here are some expert suggestions from a veterinarian.
How to Teach a Puppy to Lie Down on Command
Knowing how to teach “down” will become one of the most useful tools in your training arsenal. Here are some step-by-step instructions.
When Should You Start Puppy Training Classes?
The “socialization window” for puppies is crucial, and it’s not very long. So get started with puppy training classes right after the first DHPP vaccine.
How to Socialize a Shy Dog: An Expert Guide
Start learning how to socialize a shy dog through obedience training, positive association and overall confidence building. Here’s exactly how to do it.
House-Training a Puppy: Our Best Advice (Plus, How to Crate Train)
What are the most effective methods of house-training a puppy? Read this article for our top tips. (Here’s one hint: Prevent and reward.)
How Mastitis Affects Dogs (And Their Puppies)
Newborn puppies may not be able to feed from their mother if she develops this bacterial infection.
Intent on Buying a Purebred Puppy? Here’s How to Find a Healthy One.
A tool called the “coefficient of inbreeding,” or COI, can help you measure the risk that the puppy will have a genetic health problem.