Puppy Articles

Your puppy deserves the best, so look to our experts to learn everything you need to know about puppy training, nutrition, health, behaviour and more. Following our experts’ tips will help you ensure your new pup lives his best life.

Featured Puppy Articles

A puppy eating from a food bowl
In general, dogs that are less than one year of age are considered puppies and they should be feed puppy food. But if your puppy is nearing one year of age, do you know when to switch to adult dog food? Learn more.
A Bulldog puppy licking its mouth
Puppies are constantly on the move – playing, exploring and learning. Because their activity levels are typically high, puppies need to drink plenty of water to stay hydrated. Learn more.
Puppy toys at a store
Being prepared means you and your puppy will have more time to get to know each other. Here are some of the things you’ll need to make your house feel more like a home for your new friend.

Articles

  • The first few months of puppy training is definitely enough for owners to start questioning why the phrase is ‘"herding cats" instead of puppies.

  • Crate training shouldn't be viewed as a negative experience. Many dogs feel safe and secure in enclosed spaces, which act like dens that wild animals use. Follow these steps to crate train your dog.
  • Have you ever seen puppies meet for the first time? There are many ways that owners can set their furry friends up for successful social interactions. Keep reading to learn more on how to socialize a puppy.
  • Biting or nipping is normal behaviour for your puppy, but it is important for you to know how to train a puppy to not bite and teach him early on, or you’re in for bigger ouches later.
  • Just like humans, dogs are social animals naturally accustomed to living in “packs.” Your puppy will be a member of your family, and it’s up to you to learn how to train your puppy and teach him the rules of the house to abide by.