Category: Puppy Advice

Natural Alternatives to Flea and Tick Gels

Diatomaceous earth, a known all natural pest repellent.

Flea and tick drops are toxic, and systemic, and flow through your dog’s bloodstream. Then, the fleas and ticks drink the toxic blood and die. Here at Scarlet’s Fancy Poodles, we NEVER use any toxins.  We do not have even one flea or tick on our dogs. Fleas and ticks can infect your dogs in… Read more »

The Do’s and Don’ts of Feeding Your Poodle

Dog food pouring into an overfilled bowl

If you’ve just picked up your poodle from the breeder, you are probably excited, and can’t wait to spoil your pup with all the love and treats in the world! At Scarlet’s Fancy Poodle we know you can’t wait to pamper your puppy, but there is some information about feeding you need to know to… Read more »

3 Reasons to Avoid a Pet Store When Adopting a Puppy

Breeder Holding Two Puppies

It’s been said that happy, healthy puppies come from caring, ethical breeders, and at Scarlets Fancy Poodle, we couldn’t agree more. As a breeder, it’s our job to make sure each puppy is thoughtfully raised and put into a loving home. While we and other serious, ethical breeders take the time and effort to raise… Read more »

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 »