Rewarding calm behaviour in our dogs and puppies is something that we often overlook. Frequently, we pay attention to our canine friends when they are “doing” something (wanted or not!).  Don’t forget to reinforce your dog when he / she is lying quietly too.

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If it is cold for you outside, then it is cold for your dog. Puppies, especially, lose heat and become chilled very quickly. When it is cold, take your puppy out for very short periods of time – no more than 5-10 minutes.  You don’t want your new puppy to associate being outside with unpleasantness […]

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