Puppies

  • DogTime video of the week: March 29, 2013

    DogTime video of the week: March 29, 2013

    A French Bulldog named Sonny plays with his 6-week-old puppies — watch as he teaches his brood how to be alert and ready for anything in this adorable video:

  • Orphaned kittens find a new “mama”

    Orphaned kittens find a new “mama”

    A 2-year-old dog is doing double mothering duty, as the dog is not only caring for her newborn pups, but a litter of kittens, too. Elbert Bristow, 84 of Columbia, Ala., accidentally ran over the mother cat, named Kitty Kitty, shortly after she had given birth to six kittens. Coincidentally, his dog, Molly, had given […]

  • Puppy proofing

    Puppy proofing

    Getting ready to bring home a puppy

  • Feeding A Puppy – A Complete Guide

    Feeding A Puppy – A Complete Guide

    The scoop on puppy food

  • A Pit Bull mama and her last litter

    A Pit Bull mama and her last litter

    It’s been a rough journey for Mama Betsy. While in her final stage of pregnancy, the sweet Pit Bull was discarded and dumped at animal control. With shelters over capacity, Mama Betsy’s time ran out. That’s when Animal Action Rescue, an Atlanta-based organization, stepped in and saved Mama Betsy. I’m a very active foster home […]

  • Update: Missouri’s Prop B rewritten in favor of breeders

    Update: Missouri’s Prop B rewritten in favor of breeders

    Confession: I’m confused by the revisions to Prop B that came out of yesterday’s congressional assembly in Missouri. On Wednesday, the House voted 85 to 71 to alter the Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act, which Missouri citizens passed last November. The revised bill now heads to Governor Jay Nixon’s desk. A couple of the […]

  • Project Puppy: the all-important Gotcha! game

    Project Puppy: the all-important Gotcha! game

    Gotcha! Game: fun and important for safety Just one visit to a local dog park should be enough to convince anyone that keep away games are loads of fun for most dogs. Watching them play a canine version of Catch Me If You Can! can be highly entertaining. On the other hand, watching a dog […]

  • Keeping your dog’s feet on the ground

    Keeping your dog’s feet on the ground

    Stop your dog from jumping up

  • How to raise a people-friendly pup

    How to raise a people-friendly pup

    Guide to a nice dog

  • Control biting and jumping up

    Control biting and jumping up

    Teaching puppies not to bite

  • Raising a puppy: Training your puppy to accept handling

    Raising a puppy: Training your puppy to accept handling

    Master trainer Ian Dunbar on raising a touch-safe dog

  • Preventing aggression around food bowls, treats, and toys

    Preventing aggression around food bowls, treats, and toys

    How to prevent object guarding in your dog

  • Raising a puppy: Training your puppy what to chew

    Raising a puppy: Training your puppy what to chew

    Master trainer Ian Dunbar on channeling your puppy's chewing

  • Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg gets puppy

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg gets puppy

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has a new puppy. Time Magazine’s 2010 Man of the Year and his longtime girlfriend, Priscilla Chan, brought home a two-month-old purebred Puli. They’ve christened the pup Beast and, of course, set up his own Facebook page. Our top 5 pieces of advice here at DogTime? 1. Neuter the pup. (It’s […]

  • Housetraining a puppy?

    Housetraining a puppy?

    Question: What do I need to know about housetraining a puppy? Answer: Housetraining a puppy involves clear, consistent communication. You may think you’re being obvious when you tell your puppy to eliminate outdoors, but remember that you two don’t naturally speak the same language. Here are some tips for success: Decide what you want and […]

  • Transitioning dog from crate training

    Transitioning dog from crate training

    Question: How do you know when your dog no longer needs her crate for housetraining? Answer: When you transition your dog from long stretches inside her crate to extended periods outside her crate, do so gradually. Many people make the mistake of immediately offering the dog free reign of the house–and then are surprised to […]

  • Socializing your puppy

    Socializing your puppy

    Puppies start to learn as soon as they are born. They are especially receptive to retain what they learn during their first 13 to 16 weeks of life. It is especially important that puppies have experiences with other dogs, as well as with children and adults, from birth to 16 weeks, the optimal time for […]

  • Accidents in housetrained dogs

    Accidents in housetrained dogs

    Question: Why is my housetrained dog suddenly having accidents? Answer: When you notice a sudden change in your pet’s elimination habits, the first step is to visit your veterinarian. Problems such as urinary tract infections, kidney disease, bladder stones, and gastrointestinal diseases can lead to inappropriate urination or defecation (in other words, changes in where […]

  • How and when to end housetraining

    How and when to end housetraining

    The secret to effective housetraining is to ease out of it gradually. What you don’t want to do is suddenly give your puppy free access to the house. You’re just asking for accidents. Time to stop housetraining If your puppy hasn’t had an indoor accident in at least two weeks, slowly give her more freedom. […]

  • First command to teach dog?

    First command to teach dog?

    Question: What’s the first command to teach my puppy? Answer: The first thing your dog or puppy should learn is his name; by that, I mean he should look into your eyes when you say it. The easiest way to teach him his name is to give him a treat each time he looks into […]

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