Regardless of how excited you know you are going to be when you finally get to pick up your new little furball, it's critical to know what you are getting yourself into. You also need to prepare so your first few days being a puppy parent are not spent in frustration and spent slippers.
Read on to learn what puppy parenting is all about, how to get ready, and what to do once your puppy makes it home.
When you are stuck at work, you don't want to lose focus by stressing about the destructive power of a bored dog at home alone. Do you often wonder what you will be going home to?
If thoughts of your four-legged friend are often mentally captioned with "this is why I can't have nice things," here are a few ideas on how to ensure you can keep a dog at home alone and your decor intact.
Chewing and digging are natural behaviours for a dog, but they can become a problem for many reasons. If your lounge room often looks like it's covered in fake Christmas snow, you are on your tenth pair of slippers this month, or your yard looks like a minefield after all the mines have exploded, here's how to stop your dog chewing and digging.
If your dog's barking is driving you or neighbours to your wit's end, the best way to stop a dog barking is to find out why.
Barking can be annoying, but separation anxiety can present other challenges such as destructive behaviour, digging, inappropriate elimination, pacing along the fence, and depression. Here are a few tips on stopping your dog barking, as well as a few ideas on how to deal with a dog that barks while you are not at home.