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Your Puppy: What to Expect at 10 to 12 Months

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Your Puppy: What to Expect at 10 to 12 Months

When your puppy is 10 months to 1 year old, she is considered a teenager. She is...

Decoding Puppy Body Language: 8 Common Behaviors Explained

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Decoding Puppy Body Language: 8 Common Behaviors Explained

It’s pretty obvious what a puppy with a wagging tail, wiggling body and li...

How Do I Keep My Puppy From Chewing Everything in My House?

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How Do I Keep My Puppy From Chewing Everything in My House?

Q: Ever since I got a new puppy, my house has been a disaster zone! How do I kee...

Teach Your Puppy Not to Lick

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Teach Your Puppy Not to Lick

We used to call our late Cavalier, Darcy, “the quicker licker-upper.” From p...

7 Things New Puppy Owners May Not Realize

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7 Things New Puppy Owners May Not Realize

It might surprise you to learn (or maybe it won’t!) that some first-time p...

6 Tactics for Potty Training a Puppy in Winter

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6 Tactics for Potty Training a Puppy in Winter

When the temperatures drop, puppy potty training success can also take a downwar...

7 Trainer-Approved Puppy Housebreaking Tips

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7 Trainer-Approved Puppy Housebreaking Tips

Q. We’re bringing home a new puppy. Do you have any suggestions for house

Answers to 10 of the Most Common Questions People Have About Owning a New Puppy

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Answers to 10 of the Most Common Questions People Have About Owning a New Puppy

Puppies are super cute, but they’re a big responsibility. Whether you’re new...

Can I Teach My Puppy to Tolerate Petting?

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Can I Teach My Puppy to Tolerate Petting?

Q. My puppy gets squirmy when I try to play with her ears or feet, and struggles...

Can You Predict the Adult Size of a Mixed Breed Puppy?

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Can You Predict the Adult Size of a Mixed Breed Puppy?

Q: We just got a great puppy from our local shelter. We love this dog, but we&#8...

Common Health Conditions to Watch for in Your Puppy

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Common Health Conditions to Watch for in Your Puppy

As with human children, puppies have their own set of health concerns that you n...

Do's and Don'ts for Picking Puppy Toys

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Do's and Don'ts for Picking Puppy Toys

Puppies tend to love toys, and it can be fun to shower them with new things. But...