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Puppy Training

When you bring home a new puppy there is so much for you both to learn. It can sometimes be a tricky process. We have searched the internet to find the best articles to help you along this journey.

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5 Ways To Increase Your Puppy's Impulse Control

5 Ways To Increase Your Puppy's Impulse Control

via http://www.puppyleaks.com

Impulses are urges to do something without thinking of the circumstances. Impulse control is the ability to resist these impulses or urges. In an article on the Puppy Leaks blog, Jen Gabbard outlines five ways to increase your puppy's impulse control.

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What You Need To Know About Buying A New Puppy

 What You Need To Know About Buying A New Puppy

Puppies grow into adult dogs and dogs can live for up to 15 years. This means that buying a new puppy should not be an impulse purchase. A lot of thought should go in to the decision.

You need to consider a number of issues including whether your home is suitable and safe for a dog, whether you have time to train and socialize your dog and also whether you are ready for the financial commitment that owning a dog will mean

Dogs are social animals and need the owner to spend time with them including regular outdoor exercise.

When considering various breeds of dogs you should bear in mind that some breeds have a predisposition to various disorders.

You need to choose a dog type which will suit you lifestyle. Do you want a small to medium dog which will be calm and suitable for an apartment or a larger energetic breed that will keep up with your outdoor lifestyle.​

The "Your Dog" blog has recently published a guide to choosing a dog.​

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Feeding A Puppy – How Much Is Enough?

Feeding A Puppy - How Much Is Enough?

Feeding a puppy is a straight forward process if you follow a few simple guidelines.

Bringing home a new puppy is an exciting time. However, there is a lot for you both to learn.

One of the things that seems to confuse first-time dog owners the most is feeding the puppy.

The normal age for puppies to leave their mothers and go to new homes is around 6-8 weeks old. Up until this age they are dependent on their mothers for their nutrition needs.

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