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ARTICLES & ADVICE
FAMILY HISTORY & GENEALOGY
5 Easy Steps for Raising a
1. NEVER LEAVE YOUR PUPPY UNSUPERVISED.
you can't keep your
on pup, or if you are leaving home put your pup in a crate or confined
area where he cannot hurt himself. This will also prevent bad habits
2. UTILIZE CRITICAL STAGES. Week six to week eight of your
life is a time when a small amount of exposure to other dogs will have
a lasting effect on how he relates to other canines throughout his
life. Pup should remain with mom and litter mates during this critical
developmental stage. Week eight to week ten is the critical stage for
humans. Get your pup out and socialized with positive encounters with
3. ESTABLISH YOURSELF AS PACK LEADER. Your pup is a social
animal. By establishing yourself as the "alpha-dog," or leader of the
pup will grow up to respect you, respond to you, bond to you and want
please you. He will also become a much happier and confident dog.
4. MIX FOOD WITH WATER BEFORE SERVING. Mix your pup's dry
with a little water so that it looks like stew. Allow it to sit for 10
minutes before feeding. Kibble can expand up to thirty percent, so let
it expand in the bowl rather than in your pup's stomach, thus
avoiding indigestion and possible behavior problems. Feeding a super
premium food will help pup get the most out the diet.
5. TOUCH CONDITIONING. Touch all areas of your puppy's
he will become conditioned to your touch and feel comfortable with your
feel. This will help pup understand that touch is not a bad thing.
touch conditioning, be sure to spend some time surprising pup while he
is sleeping. The instant pup wakes up, have a treat ready to pop into
mouth. This will teach pup to expect food anytime something surprises
and can save you or someone you know from a dog bite later on.
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