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When Do Puppies Open Their Eyes?
When Do Puppies Open Their Eyes?
Everyone loves puppies. The soft coat, big eyes, little squeaks and that special puppy smell seem perfectly designed to make you want to scoop up and cuddle puppies forever. Because most people get puppies when they are 8 to 10 weeks old and ready to leave their mother, you may be surprised to find out that puppies are actually very helpless when they're first born. They're born without a sense of hearing and with their eyes closed, and these senses continue to develop after the puppy is born. So, when do puppies open their eyes? We've got the answers right here.
What is Parvo and What are Common Parvo Symptoms?
What is Parvo and What are Common Parvo Symptoms?
Parvo in puppies is extremely serious. It is a deadly disease that is easily preventable in your puppy. Read on to learn more about what parvo is and how to recognize parvo symptoms in your puppy.
Puppy Development Stages
Puppy Development Stages
As puppies grow and mature, their energy levels and behaviour change. Read on to learn more about puppy development stages and what you can expect from your puppy as he progresses through different phases of his life. 
Can Puppies Eat Adult Dog Food?
Can Puppies Eat Adult Dog Food?
With so many pet food options in stores, new pet owners can find themselves asking questions like “can puppies eat adult dog food” and “what exactly should puppies eat?” Making sure your puppy has all the nutrition he needs is one of the most important things to do to make sure they grow into a strong and healthy dog. Read on to discover why feeding puppy food is important for your pup’s help. 
Understanding Puppy Behaviour
Understanding Puppy Behaviour
Puppies are quirky characters with interesting and unique personalities. They zoom from one room to another, chase their tails for no reason, hiccup randomly and fall asleep with no warning. While these behaviours can put a smile on your face, you may be wondering why puppies act the way that they do. Read on to learn more about puppy behaviour and to understand why your puppy engages in some cute and curious activities.
Why Is My Puppy Not Eating Dry Food?
Why Is My Puppy Not Eating Dry Food?
If your puppy is not eating dry food, there could be many reasons as to why. For one, you could just simply be dealing with a picky eater, or this can be a sign of something more serious. Read on to learn about some of the factors that can lead to your puppy not eating dry food. 
What Nutrients Do Puppies Need in Their Dog Food?
What Nutrients Do Puppies Need in Their Dog Food?
Puppyhood is a playful and exciting time in your dog’s life. Your puppy is constantly on the move and developing quickly, which means that he needs a high-energy diet to meet his body’s needs. However, not all dog food has the required nutrition for your puppy. Read on to learn what nutrients puppies need in their food. 
How to Prevent and Treat Fleas, Ticks, and Mites
How to Prevent and Treat Fleas, Ticks, and Mites
It's only natural that your puppy will become exposed to fleas, ticks, and mites during his outdoor adventures or romps with new friends. Find out how to spot pesky parasites and what to do next.
Grooming Checklist for Dogs
Grooming Checklist for Dogs
We all want our dogs to look as cute as they did they day we brought them home. Learn how to groom your dog using grooming supplies that work best for his coat.
How to Help a Gassy Puppy?
How to Help a Gassy Puppy?
There are some things a puppy will avoid doing, but the discreet release of gas isn’t one of them. While it is a normal part of digestion, these tips can reduce puppy’s discomfort – and the finger pointing.
Symptoms of Illness
Symptoms of Illness
Even the best cared-for puppy may become ill or injured, so it’s a good idea to be aware of the following signs of illness. If your puppy exhibits these or other unusual symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Spaying and Neutering Explained
Spaying and Neutering Explained
As the owner of an adorable new puppy, you may have concerns about spaying and neutering. Is it safe? Necessary? Will my puppy’s personality change? Find answers to your questions here.