Category Archives: Puppy

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Should You Get Littermates?

Should you get littermates? I don’t usually get this question. Normally, I hear “Help, we got littermates!” That comes after the littermates are already home and the people are feeling understandably overwhelmed. Most dog trainers, if asked, would say “No way, don’t do it! Never get littermates.” Meanwhile, most dog owners say “We got littermates because…”: […]

Meet the New Service Puppies in Training

Time to dust off the blog! We have news! Puppies! We have puppies! Service puppies in training! Good lord, they are exhausting, but jeez louise could they be any cuter? Whit and Dougan are our latest service puppies in training. I picked them up a little over two weeks ago and they have taken over […]

Teaching a Puppy to Listen in Public

Teaching a puppy to listen in public takes time. It also takes training, patience, and reinforcement. Rogan is slated to be a service dog when he grows up. If you’ve ever seen a service dog working with his parter, you may have remarked “He’s so calm!” Or “”Nothing fazes him.” That’s because from puppyhood, that […]