Puppies Turn 4 Weeks Old Today!

  Today the puppies turned 4 weeks old! They met their first people outside of my husband and me with one of the “people” being a lovely young child who is learning how to gentely interact with a puppy. She and her parents will be back in a couple of weeks to see how well …

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Importance of Sounds & Music for Puppies

I posted a couple of pictures yesterday of the puppies listening to the different noises on a recording on my iPad in their whelping box.  I thought I would tell you a little more about the importance of exposing them sounds at this age. My goal is to balance the three types of sounds to …

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More on Critical Socialization & Enrichment

The third week of the puppies’ lives begins the critical socialization period, and now the real fun begins. Things are going to begin flying fast and furious at us as far as developmental periods and windows of opportunity go,the first 12 weeks of life are the most important for socialization. “Socialization” of puppies (or dogs), …

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The Sofie X Tristan Puppies Are HERE!

  EIGHT beautiful Standard Poodle puppies! Five males and three females. Four whites and four darks (most likely will be silvers) Two white females and one dark. Two white males and one three dark.           Sofie went into labor on her second due date, the 5th of December and began to …

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