Anguished About Buying a Puppy

I got an enthusiastic message from Jenny, whose young daughter Brooks “is obsessed with dogs & would love to go to Dog Film Festival. Is it playing in our area? We live in Beacon NY & have family we visit in the Berkshires.” I wrote Jenny back to say she was in luck — that […]

Raising a Great Puppy, Part 4: Socialization Recommendations And Tips

Previous Installments: Raising a Great Puppy, Part 1 & Raising a Great Puppy, Part 2: Six To Fourteen Months: Puberty And Adolescence & Raising a Great Puppy, Part 3: Teen Fears The Value of Meeting Strangers When dogs meet people other than their owners — especially children, if there aren’t any in your household — […]