Dog Ownership

Dog ownership can be complicated and confusing. We've done our best to provide answers to the many questions.

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The First, and Most Important Skills to Teach Your Puppy

Some skills and behaviors are essential to you and your puppy's safety and happiness. Read more to learn about some of the most important things to work on with your new pup.

How to Prepare for Your Puppy's Arrival

PuppyProof your space / or have dedicated area for puppy that is blocked off First week, you just want to make sure they stay healthy, and you begin creating a bond. Don't stress about training them perfectly, etc. That can begin after the first week or two. Food (new food, ...

Short and Sweet Tips for Driving Around Town With Your Puppy!

It's likely you've heard about the importance of socializing your puppy during the early weeks and months of their life. I've experienced this first-hand, by raising a pup from the beginning of the Covid-era, when we couldn't go anywhere, and another recently, where life is back to "normal". CAR SEATS ...

The Bigger the Better! All About BIG Dogs...

BIG DOGS are a lot of fun! They have a wide range of personalities, intensity levels, and certainly are not lacking in skills. If you think a big dog may be in your future, or you're simply curious about some of the big breeds out there, read on!

How do you Doodle?

Poodles and their mixes --> _____Doodles, and _____aPoos are extremely popular today, and for good reason. They're smart, full of personality, have good temperament, and are often hypoallergenic and shed little to none.

Customer Spotlight - Ebony and Jade the Jack Russell Terrier

We're thrilled to share another customer spotlight this week! We recently spoke with Ebony about her Jack Russell Terrier, Jade. What was Jade like at first? What is she like now? At first, she was very shy, she seem to be afraid, and detached. We are very loving very nurturing ...

Customer Spotlight - Brenda T. and her Chihuahua, Tyson.

This post is the first of its kind. We recently followed-up with a customer who welcomed their puppy home on March 23, 2022. It was a joy to hear about how the pump has impacted Brenda and her family. Here are some highlights from our conversation with Brenda. What kind ...

How Dogs, Breeders, and PuppySpot Play Into Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month began in the United States in 1949 and was started by the Mental Health America (MHA) organization (then known as the National Association for Mental Health). source - Wikipedia. We're celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month this year because we all know, the last couple of years ...

The Love We Show Our Pups

We recently partnered with OnePoll to conduct research around the various ways Americans show love to their pups, and are thrilled to share our findings with you. Enjoy!

Gifting a Puppy This Holiday Season? Read These Tips First

Thinking of surprising a friend or family member with a puppy this holiday season? Before gifting someone with a commitment that lasts well beyond the holidays, make sure you’ve made your list and checked it twice. Don’t: Surprise your friend, partner or spouse unless they’ve openly communicated that they’re ready ...

PuppySpot Wet Nose Moments August 2021

PuppySpot Wet Nose Moments for August 2021

PuppySpot Wet Nose Moments July 2021

PuppySpot Wet Nose Moments for July 2021

PuppySpot Wet Nose Moments June 2021

PuppySpot Wet Nose Moments for June 2021

PuppySpot Wet Nose Moments May 2021

PuppySpot wet nose moments for May of 2021

PuppySpot Wet Nose Moments April

PuppySpot wet nose moments for April 2021. Pictures shared from new owners or puppies from PuppySpot

PuppySpot Wet Nose Moments March

PuppySpot Wet Nose Moments for March

Video to Prepare Your Home for Your New Puppy

Preparing your home for your new puppy is a great project to the entire family. Take time to puppy proof the house, shop for those fun toys and great nutrition to start the stay off right.

How To Choose a Puppy

Congratulations on your decision to buy a puppy. Now it's time to choose which puppy is the best fit for your lifestyle. This guide on how to choose a puppy has everything you need to pick the perfect puppy for your family.

Most Popular Puppy Names 2020

If you've picked out your puppy, purchased your pet supplies and puppy-proofed your home, then the only thing left to do is name your furry friend. You could go with something classic, like Max or Daisy, or you could try something funny, like Chewbarka or Bark Twain.

Your Guide to Getting a Dog During COVID-19

We know that the decision to get a dog is a complicated one during ordinary times but right now the environment has given us all a lot more to think about. This article will help you think through whether now is the right time to bring a puppy into ...

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