• Your Puppy’s Development: 4 Weeks

  • 5 Things You Didn’t Know About the French Bulldog

  • All About Designer Dog Breeds

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Your Puppy’s Development: 5 Weeks

Week five is when a puppy is exposed to new faces other than his mom and littermates. At this age, your puppy appears more playful and curious by the day. She is exploring the world around her and learning how to interact with others.

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Your Puppy’s Development: 4 Weeks

During the first four weeks of a puppy’s life, integral development begins that will set the stage for the rest of his life. Because puppies are in the care of their breeders until at least eight weeks old, we’ve put together a snapshot of developmental milestones your puppy experiences, starting at four weeks old.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the French Bulldog

What has big bat ears, a small body and a smushy, wrinkly face? That’s the French Bulldog, #14 on our list of most popular dog breeds! It’s not a surprise that the Frenchie is playful and energetic, but there are other facts about this trendy breed that might surprise you.

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All About Designer Dog Breeds

Hear a kind of dog with a funny or unique name lately? It’s probably a “designer breed,” also known as a hybrid of two different dog breeds.

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3 Reasons to Thank Dog Moms This Mother’s Day

Mothers are our everything, raising their children with endless love, care and compassion. This Mother’s Day, let’s look at the top three reasons for celebrating our fabulous dog moms!

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Puppyhood Illnesses: What to Watch Out For

Your puppy’s first year is sure to be filled with high energy, cuddles and wet kisses, but because of your pup’s still-developing immune system, he is more vulnerable to sickness than an older dog. It's important to keep a watchful eye out for sym...

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Labradoodle

They’re furry with a funny name, and they’re #13 on PuppySpot’s list of most popular dog breeds! We’re talking about Labradoodles, the “designer dog” cross between a Labrador Retriever and Poodle. Read these 5 facts you need to know about Labradoodles!

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Why Do Dogs Lick? Your Pup’s Wet Kisses Defined

A signature characteristic dogs are known for is their long, slobbery tongue. But, there’s more to a dog’s licker than just lapping up water and tasting kibble. Read on to find out what your dog’s licking means, and just how much licking is too much.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Chihuahua

Chihuahuas are the tiniest dogs in the world, but they have big personalities and aren’t shy when they have something to say. Read on for 10 facts you need to know about the Chihuahua!

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What to Do If You Find a Tick on Your Dog

If you suspect your dog has a tick, don’t panic. We’ve got the tips to help you deal with these pesky insects and keep them far away from your precious pup.

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Why the World Needs Purebred Dogs

May 1 is National Purebred Dog Day, a day to appreciate the centuries-old tradition of breeding dogs for specifically valued traits. While mixed breeds are cool, too, there are good reasons to support purebreds.

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Boxer

Built like athletes, Boxers are a sporty dog breed that is both easily-trained and friendly with others. Learn more about these popular family dogs with our 7 things you need to know about Boxers!

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