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Puppy Trainability Profile

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Crate Training

There are many benefits to crate training a puppy, at the same time, limited arguments against it, other than those resulting from the improper introduction of a crate, using the crate for punishment and leaving a puppy in a crate for extreme lengths of time. If the crate is presented under positive circumstances, and associated with positive reinforcements, it is a wonderful tool for shaping a puppy into a well-adjusted dog; ensuring a safe puppy/dog; not to mention an aid in training and serving practical purposes. read more

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Making the Right Decision

Finding a Breeder

The following links contain the step-by-step process of welcoming a puppy into your life. They include questions to ask yourself and worksheets to help you think through not only how a dog fits into your activities and routines, but what breed might even enhance those activities and routines.

Raising a puppy and owning a dog is a big commitment - enjoy the process!

They might not need me - yet they might, I'll let my heart be just in sight, A smile so small as mine might be, Precisely their necessity.

Emily Dickinson

Should I own a dog?

Thoughtful considerations on the reality of taking on the responsibility of a dog - includes a personal questionnaire. read more

What breed should I get?

All breeds have their charms, as well as their pitfalls. Learn how to fit characteristic traits to yours - includes how to imagine your lifestyle with a dog. read more

Finding a breeder

Where to look and how to recognise a reputable breeder, what to ask and what to expect in return. read more