Puppies are one year old now! Here’s a long overdue update, as well as some lessons learned by looking back over the past year. … More Happy First Birthday Kes x Imp. Scout Puppies!
Puppies are three months old and their schedules are more full than ever! … More Three months old…. life is pretty good!
Are the behaviour patterns I see between my dogs not simply their nature, but in fact learned patterns and responses passed along from one generation to the next? … More Nature vs. Nurture: What role does pack culture play in long-term behaviour?
Some things – like structure and basic temperament – won’t change. But as they mature and become more confident, the puppies are more of their personality and potential. … More Puppies at 8.5 Weeks – So much change!
The Puppy Party is about more than just socializing them to new people… … More Party Puppies!
In addition to discovering the great outdoors, puppies had a busy week of socializing and having exciting new indoor experiences … More Week 5 Summary – Part II (of 2)
Puppies are big enough to stay warm despite the cold wet early spring weather, and have started to explore the great outdoors … More Week 5 Summary – Part I: The outside world
Getting ready to have the pups temperament tested and evaluated structurally. … More Planning the 7 week temperament tests
Teaching puppies to ‘mand’ as away of giving them a voice. … More Puppies Learning to ‘Mand’
A summary video of what we’re seeing & working on with the puppies as they approach Week 4 … More Day 26: Ten minutes in the whelping pen