Willingness to interact with people is something puppies are born with, new research shows: Up to 40 percent of a young dog’s ability to communicate with us is genetic, even before training or bonding has occurred. In other words, the kindness young puppies are known for is partly innate – although some get off to… Continue reading Puppies Are Born Ready to Socialize With Humans, Science Shows
Julie Shade had a dog in April because she felt she finally had time to look after a puppy. She had successfully worked from home for a year, moved from Baltimore to the Bay Area to live with her boyfriend, and saved money to use for veterinary expenses. Her puppy, Echo, a miniature American Shepherd,… Continue reading When should you get your dog ready for a ‘return to normal’? Yesterday.