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PuppySpot Gives Back To Another Warrior

PuppySpot's collaboration with Wounded Warrior Project South Florida aims to place puppies with veterans in need of companionship and/ or emotional support. Our most recent puppy placement was with Leslie Graham, an Army veteran who served in 2013.

USMC Veteran Benefits from Companion Animal

In a recent collaboration with Wounded Warrior Project in South Florida, PuppySpot has worked on placing puppies into the homes of veterans who can use the added benefits of a companion animal. Wounded Warrior Project connected Matthew with us in order to assist with his search for a loving ...

How to Help Your Puppy Learn Its Name

The first thing that you want to teach your puppy is his or her name. Understanding his or her name will be the basis for all the commands and lessons that come later. However, teaching your puppy its name is not as simple as repeating their name.

What Human Foods Can Dogs Eat?

Dogs are a constant companion that we love having in every part of life. However, we often wonder what's okay for them and what is dangerous. While it might be obvious that they can't walk on the pavement when it's very hot outside, what they can eat ...

Puppy Feeding Schedule, Chart, Amount

There is a lot of misleading information concerning dog foods, canine nutritional requirements and exactly what a puppy needs to eat. To cut through the myriad of conflicting messages we've created this guide on how, when and what to feed your puppy. Puppy Feeding Schedule/Timeline (By Week) ...

Grandmother Helps Make a Dream Come True

On an average Saturday evening, PuppySpot received a call from a loving grandmother named Deborah who was in search of a loving companion for her grandson, Alex Tingley. Alex is a 4-year-old child living with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a type of cancer of the blood and bone marrow. The ...

Beagle Puppy Brings Joy to Child with A.L.L.

PuppySpot and the Oregon chapter of Make-A-Wish Foundation have worked together to fulfill a number of puppy wishes, so when they reached out to us to help out with a child wishing for a Beagle puppy we were ecstatic to work with them once again. Jackson (a.k.a ...

Miami Veteran Gains a New Best Friend

Our PuppySpot Gives Back program involves puppy placements through non-profit organizations for individuals and families who can positively be impacted by a new addition. By working with Wounded Warrior Project individuals in South Florida, we were able to identify a veteran who would benefit greatly from a companion animal. ...

What Are the Best Companion Dog Breeds?

There are hundreds of dog breeds out there and each breed has something that it's best at. Pointers and retrievers for hunting and guard dogs for protecting just for two examples. That said, what are the best breeds for someone who is just looking for a companion? Today, we've gathered ...

How to Stop a Puppy From Biting?

There's almost nothing cuter than a puppy and bringing one home is certainly a joyful occasion. We all dream of snuggling an adorable, wiggly little furball, but raising a puppy isn't always sunshine and roses. In fact, handling a new puppy comes with all kinds of challenges ranging from potty ...

Teen Living With Cystic Fibrosis Gets Puppy Surprise

This special giving back opportunity began when a mom from Ingleside, Texas named Sara called us about her 15-year-old daughter, Dakota, living with Cystic Fibrosis. As we listened to Sara's story of coping with Dakota's illness over the years -countless surgeries, constant testing, endless medications and breathing treatments, it ...

Puppy Shots and Vaccination Schedule

Every dog lover knows the feeling of having a new puppy in the house: a complicated feeling, puppies need attention, love, and safety. The fact is, while fun to play with, train, and have in the house, puppies can be complicated and hard to take care of. Everything in their ...

How To Bathe A Puppy?

Picture this: it's late one afternoon and your puppy is about three months old. You sit down on the ground, ready to have a play session... when the awful happens. Your beautiful pup walks around the corner covered in... something very dirty and smelly. As unpleasant as this may be, ...

Quiet Dog Breeds: 5 Canines Who Won't Disturb The Peace

Dogs may bark for all kinds of different reasons. Some pups are natural watchdogs and take it upon themselves to alert you whenever they sense a disturbance in their environment. It may be annoying, but just know they're only trying to help! Other breeds have active minds and may be ...

The Best Big and Small Dogs For Families With Kids

While the phrase "best family dogs" instantly recalls a couple of popular Retriever breeds, there are fantastic family dogs in all sorts of shapes and sizes. We know that adding a dog to your family is a big decision, and with so many different options out there, deciding on the ...

The Best Dog Breeds for First Time Owners

If you've never owned a dog before, you're probably wondering "what are the best dog breeds for me?" We know the choice may seem overwhelming, so we've put together a list of some breeds that are great for first-time dog owners. Each of these dogs has their own set of ...

New Puppy Care Essentials

It's almost time for your puppy to come home, and there are so many things to get! Are you ready? Here is our list of puppy essentials, along with a few optional items that you may want to have on hand before your pup arrives. Puppy Essentials: Puppy Food Food ...

Orange County Teen with Osteosarcoma Meets His Furry Best Friend

Cristopher, 16, was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, cancer of the bones, in March of 2017. After enduring months of difficult treatment, Cristopher was introduced to the Orange County and the Inland Empire chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. When he met with volunteer wish granters, he knew that he wanted to ...

PuppySpot Helps Make a Special Wish Come True

PuppySpot understands that puppy love is something truly special. Puppies may be small in stature, but the love and support that they offer can make a big difference in the lives of their families. PuppySpot has had the honor to work with various chapters of Make-A-Wish Foundation on several wishes ...

PuppySpot Gives Back: Catching Up With Unali

Nikki Linmore, executive director of the Cherokee Nation Indian Child Welfare program was looking for a creative way to soothe anxious and upset children in their foster care program. She has seen dogs help soothe children in courtrooms before just by being present and realized a four-legged professional might be ...

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