Category: Puppy Advice

How to Make Your Home a Safe Place for Your Puppy

Tan Poodle Puppy

Just as you would baby-proof your home before your baby starts crawling, you should also be taking steps to puppy-proof your home for your new puppy. Dogs love exploring new environments, so when they first enter your home, they will be eager to start sniffing every inch of your home. To help keep your new… Read more »

How to Prepare Your Dog for the Colder Weather

Dogs in the Snow

As the temperatures begin to drop, it’s time to think about how your pet will be affected by the change in temperatures. Whether you’re living in an area that experiences slight temperature drops, or an area that experiences heavy snowfalls, follow these steps to help prepare your dog for a change in temperature. Bathe Your… Read more »

Are Poodles a Good Match for Children?

Child Holding Poodle Puppy

Did you know that poodles make excellent family dogs? That’s right! Plus, they make even better companions for your kids. There are several reasons why you should add a poodle puppy to your family.  Here are some of our favorite reasons: Poodles are Very Loyal Dogs Believe it or not, poodles are incredibly loyal dogs,… Read more »

The Dangers of The Doodles

Poodles are a popular breed, well-known for being extremely intelligent, loyal and adorably cute. One of the main appeals to poodles is their hypoallergenic quality. Because they have hair instead of traditional dog fur it makes them  the perfect dog for someone with allergies. This is the very reason the labradoodle was created in 1989…. Read more »

The Puppy Socialization Rules of Seven

The Mystique Behind Your Poodle's Apricot Color

Adding a new puppy to your family can be both exciting and challenging. The first several weeks of your puppy’s life are extremely crucial to their growth and development. It is important to be patient and consistent with your growing puppy. By encouraging your puppy’s socialization skills, you can help develop your puppy’s behavior and… Read more »

Choosing a Poodle as Your Emotional Support Dog

Emotional support animals can provide comfort and companionship to their owner. According to Emotional Support Animal Doctors, people diagnosed with anxiety, depression, and PTSD qualify for emotional support animals. To obtain a support animal, first, you will need a letter written by a mental health professional. There are many different dog breeds that can make… Read more »

How to Read Your Puppy’s Body Language

Puppies are similar to babies in that they are still developing a system of keen sensory reactions that help them understand and communicate with the world around them. Learning to decode your red toy poodle’s body language is a necessary step in creating a happy and healthy home environment. Signs of Alertness When a red… Read more »

Tips for Choosing a Puppy Name

One of the major things you’ll do when you bring home a puppy is give it a name. Just like naming a human baby, people put a lot of thought and care into picking “the right name” for their beloved pet. Did you know that more than half of all pet names are human names… Read more »

Reducing Separation Anxiety in Your Dog

Separation anxiety is a phrase used to describe the nervousness and stress exhibited in some dogs when their owners leave home. This anxiety is characterized by barking, crying, and the destruction of furniture and other household items, but there are a few ways for dog owners to make days apart less stressful for their pets…. Read more »

Essential Skills to Teach Your Puppy

Bringing home your puppy is an exciting and memorable experience. This new member of your family is like a baby – full of energy one minute and fast asleep the next. As much fun as it is to snuggle and play with your pup, it is important to start training early to raise a happy… Read more »