Puppies: Most Popular Articles
This article explains puppy emotional and physical development week by week from a newborn puppy at birth until 12 weeks of age.
Read this article on stages of puppy development to learn how puppies mature from twelve weeks to two years of age.
Learn why puppies vomit and how to treat sick puppies in this article about puppy vomiting and treatment for vomiting.
Read this article to learn about puppy teeth and puppy teething. This article about puppy teeth explains when puppy teeth fall out and adult dog teeth come in.
Most new owners are delighted by puppy antics but puppies eating poop prompts anything but smiles. Here are reasons why and what you can do about it.
Learn about puppies with diarrhea, why puppy diarrhea is so dangerous and how to treat dog diarrhea in this article by Puppies Expert Amy Shojai.
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Read this article about canine parvovirus to learn about transmission of the disease, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of puppy parvo.
Learn how to recognize bloat in puppies and what dogs are at greatest risk for gastric dilation volvulus (GVD). This article explains the symptoms, treatment, and ways to prevent and reduce the risk of bloat in puppies.
Read this article about why puppies bark, how to teach your puppy barking limits, and 10 tips to stop the noise.
Read this article to learn why introducing a new puppy to dogs is important when bringing a puppy home. Refer to puppies.About.com expert Amy Shojai's how-to advice for introducing your new puppy to resident dogs when bringing a puppy home.
Learn how to treat ear mites in 10 easy steps with these natural remedies for puppy ear mites.
Refer to this spaying and neutering article to understand how puppies are sterilized, why they should be neutered, and when is the best time to spay and neuter your puppy.
Read this article to understand flea life cycle and how to control, prevent and treat fleas on your puppy.
Learn the causes and cures of puppy anorexia and how to stimulate a dog's appetite when your puppy refuses to eat.
Learn the 4 major kinds of puppy play, and how to recognize and stop inappropriate play.
Learn about puppy vaccinations, puppy shots and the recommended puppy vaccination schedule in this article. Refer to this puppies.About.com article by puppies expert Amy Shojai to learn about puppy immunity and why puppies need protective vaccinations.
Learn how to recognize, prevent and treat the most common puppy diseases and conditions including parvo, distemper, puppy vomiting, puppy diarrhea, fleas and ticks.
Refer to this buying a puppy article to answer 7 questions before you buy or adopt a puppy. Learn 7 important questions to consider before you buy or adopt a puppy in this buying a puppy guide.
Read this article about dog kennel cough in puppies to learn about kennel cough symptoms, home remedies treatments and prevention.
Read these 8 puppy training tips to stop puppy chewing. Learn why puppies chew and how to redirect normal puppy chewing behavior.
Find the answers to your puppy feeding schedule, how often to feed puppy food, and what to feed, which depends on the individual puppy, its breed, size, and age.
Learn what constitutes normal puppy panting, why your puppy pants and causes for your puppy breathing fast in this article about puppy panting. This article explains dog panting, and why excessive panting in dogs can be a problem.
Learn about swallowed foreign objects and puppies in this article about symptoms and treatment of swallowed objects. This article explains first aid tips for puppy swallowed objects, and what to do if your puppy swallows dangerous objects like coins, string or sharp objects.
Read this article about dog body language and puppy language to learn about dog communications. Learn how dogs communicate in this puppy language article about silent dog body language.
Learn how to leash train puppies with these 14 easy steps to training puppies.
Learn why puppies bite and how to stop puppy biting by teaching bite inhibition in puppies.
Learn how dogs communicate using dog language in this article about understanding dog talk. Read about canine communication in this article by puppies.About.com guide Amy Shojai on understanding puppy talk and adult dog talk. Refer to this article about the ways dogs talk to each other to understand how your puppy talks to you and other animals with sight, sound, smells and body language.
Learn how to talk to a dog in this article about effective dog communication. Understand puppy communication, body language, vocalization and calming signals to learn ways to talk to a dog in this article about dog communication.
Learn about different types of foods, and what to look for when choosing the best puppy food for feeding your puppy.
Read this 13-step how-to article to learn how to bathe a puppy.
Learn to recognize and solve puppy conflict aggression, formerly called dominance aggression, in this article about dominance aggression in dogs. Use these 7 training tips to resolve conflict aggressive in your pup.
Learn how to make puppies vomit and when you should NOT make a puppy throw up in this article about how to induce vomiting. This article explains why you should induce vomiting and how to make your puppy throw up.
Learn about therapy dog training and what's required to be a therapy dog in this article about therapy dogs. Read this article by puppies.About.com guide Amy Shojai to learn what's required for your puppy to become a therapy dog.
Read this article learn about the signs, treatment and prevention of canine distemper in puppies and dogs.
Read this article about puppies and chocolate poisoning to learn what happens when dogs eat chocolate. Learn about signs of chocolate poisoning and what to do if a dog eats chocolate with these first aid tips.
Learn why do puppies whine in this article about crying puppies, barking and puppy sounds to learn about dogs communication and puppy vocal language.
Learn how to offer healthy puppy treats with people food for puppies in this article about safe table scraps for puppies. This article suggests ways to safely offer puppy treats from your table using people food for puppies.
Refer to this puppies.About.com article about dog and dog compatibility and how to chose your 2nd dog. This article by puppies guide Amy Shojai explains how to choose a new puppy based on how he'll fit into your pet household. Read how to choose compatible pups that your resident dogs, cats or other pets will most easily accept.
Learn what is coccidia in this article that explains the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of coccidia in puppies and how to prevent coccidia in dogs.
Learn to recognize the symptoms and causes of puppy strangles disease in this article about juvenile cellulitis and canine pyoderma.
This article explains what are ear mites and describes ear mites in puppies. Learn about the life cycle of ear mites, symptoms of ear mites, and what to do about them in this article about ear mites in puppies.
Read this article about puppy tail docking to learn what's involved in tail docking surgery. Learn about why dog tail docking exists and how it's done to decide if puppy tail docking should be performed on your puppy.
Learn about ringworm in puppies. This article describes ringworm symptoms, ringworm treatment for dogs, and how puppies get ringworm.
Read this article about puppy digging to learn why puppies dig and how to stop the behavior. This article from Puppies Guide Amy Shojai provides 10 ways to stop dogs digging.
Learn about low blood sugar in puppies, in this article about hypoglycemia in puppies. This article describes what are low blood sugar symptoms in puppies, and first aid for puppy hypoglycemia.
Learn what is normal puppy temperature, what causes puppy fever or low body temperature, and how to take your puppy's temperature.
Learn how to acclimate your puppy to cooler weather and keep him safe with these 5 cold winter weather safety tips.
Learn about the legal definition of a dangerous dog in this article that examines how to identify dangerous dogs.
Learn about puppy dehydration in this article that describes symptoms and causes of dehydration in puppies and how to treat it.
Learn about causes of puppy constipation symptoms and natural home treatment in this article about what to do if your dog is constipated.
Read this article about socializing puppies to learn why it's important and 10 easy ways how to socialize a puppy.
Refer to this article for 6 puppy car ride tips to ease your puppy travel fears in this article about pet travel with puppies. Learn how to ease pet travel fears in this puppies.About.com article by puppy guide Amy Shojai.
Learn why dogs chase cats and how to stop your puppy or dog from chasing cats in this step by step how-to training article.
Puppies and dogs develop painful hot spots, and this article explains why they get them, and how to treat with home remedies and dog first aid for hot spots.
Learn why cleaning puppy urine is difficult and the proper way to eliminate potty stains from puppy bathroom accidents.
Learn how to train a puppy to come by referring to this puppy training article on training recall. Read 8 tips for how to train puppies to come from puppies guide Amy Shojai in this puppy training article.
Learn about dog breeds, and what is a dog breed and purebred dog in this article explaining how dog breeds develop.
Read this article to learn how to brush puppies teeth. Learn how to clean dogs teeth in this article about brushing dogs teeth and puppy home dental care. Teach your puppy to like teeth brushing in this article about easy tips to brush puppies teeth.
Learn the signs of a rabies vaccine reaction in this guest article by Caryl Wolff. This article explains what is a rabies vaccination reaction and how to recognize side effects from your puppy's rabies shot.
Read this article about dog breeder questions to ask, and how to recognize buyer beware signs about dog breeders. This puppies.About.com article by puppies expert Amy Shojai lists warning signs and questions to ask dog breeders before you buy your puppy.
Read this article to learn why dogs roll in poop. Learn why puppies and dogs like to roll in dead animals, poop, and stinky stuff.
This article explains giardia in puppies. Learn about giardia symptoms, treatment for giardia and how puppies get the disease in this article about canine giardia.
Refer to this clicker training article to learn what is clicker training, how it works, and how to clicker train puppies in 7 easy steps.
Learn why proper introductions of dogs and babies is important by reading this step by step article explaining the best way to safely introduce your puppy and babies.
Refer to this article on creating a puppy routine and rules for humans when training puppies. Learn why puppies become confused if humans don't use consistent rules and routines.
Learn how to puppy proof your home and yard and keep puppies safe with these 10 puppy proofing tips from puppies.About.com expert Amy Shojai.
Learn how to predict a puppy's personality with these five tests best performed between seven and ten weeks of age.
This how-to article lists top puppy toxic plants, the symptoms of poisoning, and first aid for poisonous plants to save your puppy's life.
Learn how to teach a puppy to wait and stay to prevent your puppy from becoming a door-dasher, injuring others or hurting herself.
Learn about tick life cycle, tick diseases, and removing and preventing ticks on your puppies.
Learn the difference between mixed breed dogs, designer dogs and hybrid dogs in this article from puppies.About.com Expert Amy Shojai.
Learn about treatment for insomnia in this article about helping puppies sleep. This article offers tips for natural remedies for insomnia for your puppy.
Learn about puppy separation anxiety and how to relieve your puppy's separation behaviors in this article. This article explains puppy separation anxiety, common dog separation behaviors, and provides tips how to relieve upset puppy feelings when your puppy is left alone.
Learn about why puppies eat grass in this article about dogs eating grass. This article explains what's happening when dogs eat grass and if it's normal and when to call the veterinarian about grass eating and vomiting.
Puppies jumping up and mouthing people can be dangerous and hard to control, so refer to these 10 tips from expert trainers to stop hard-case puppy jumping.
Learn about puppy eyes, and what dogs see in this article about dog vision. This article explains puppy vision, how dogs see, and can dogs see in color.
Learn why puppies jump up and seven steps for how to stop a puppy from jumping in this article about puppy jumping and training.
Learn about puppy ear infections in this article that describes dog ear infection and treatment. This article explains what signs to watch for, and the various kinds of ear infections, as well as ways to prevent puppy ear infections.
This article offers first aid tips for puppies with porcupine quills, and how to remove porcupine quills from your dog.
Learn about how and why dogs shed, difference in coat types, and how to keep the fur from flying. This article explains why low shedding dogs are different, and how shedding can cause problems with mats and dog hot spots.
Read this article to learn how to remove skunk smell from puppies sprayed by a skunk using three easy to use home remedies. Learn about why skunks stink, and why puppies get sprayed in this article about how to remove skunk smell from your pets.
Learn about bored puppy behavior, how to relieve dog boredom, why puppies get bored and tips to relieve boredom and destructive behaviors.
Learn what's involved in cropping puppy ears in this article about dog ear cropping. This article explains what's involved and the ethical question of cropping puppy ears.
Learn how to treat your allergies to your puppy as well as your dog's itchy skin with these articles about flea allergy, atopy and dog skin allergies, contact allergies and puppy food allergies.
Learn what poisonous foods for puppies to avoid when you treat puppies with people food. This article explains what people foods are poisonous for puppies, and the warning signs to get emergency veterinary help.
Read this article about how to give puppies as gifts to learn what questions to ask before giving puppy gifts. Learn 4 thoughtful steps to giving puppies as gifts in this article about how to give puppies as gifts.
Learn about puppies with tapeworms in this article that describes tapeworm symptoms and how tapeworms are transmitted. This article explains how puppies get tapeworms, tapeworm symptoms, how tapeworms reproduce and how to prevent puppy tapeworms.
Read this dog communication article about how dogs calm each other down using canine calming signals.
Learn about sarcoptic mange in this article about the signs and treatment of puppy mange and canine scabies. This article explains what is mange, how puppies get scabies from sarcoptic mites and how to deal with puppy mange.
Learn about symptoms and treatment of roundworms, how dogs get roundworms, and why it's important to treat puppies to protect children from this parasite.
Learn about puppy seizures in this article that explains the signs of canine epilepsy and what you can do for dogs with seizures.
Learn about common canine behavior problems and how to solve them with these articles about puppy nipping, puppies chewing, and puppies barking. Solve common puppy behavior problems with these articles that explain why puppy eats poop, how to stop puppy jumping up, and how to deal with puppy digging, fireworks fears and thunderstorm fears.
Read this article about scared puppies to learn what puppy fear looks like and what you can do. Learn why your scared puppy acts like a fearful dog in this article about fear.
This article helps owners learn how to train a puppy to lay down. Learn how to teach your puppy to lay down, and how this command can calm your puppy. Refer to this article about teaching a dog to lay down to learn why this command is important for dog owners to train.
Refer to this article for tips on training your puppy to sit and stay. Learn how to teach puppies to sit and stay with these 15 steps.
Learn about canine heartworm, heartworm treatment and prevention, and how the disease affects puppies in this article about dog heartworms. This article explains the heartworm life cycle, how to prevent heartworm in puppies, and how the disease is treated.
Relieve puppy fears and noise phobias when your dog fears fireworks, thunder storms and other scary noises with these 11 expert training tips.
Learn how to prepare for purebred puppy rescue adoptions in this personal experience article by Leslie H. Nicoll, PhD, MBA, RN.
Learn about what causes puppy abscess and signs of abscess in this article about abscess in dogs. This article explains how to identify dog abscess, how to treat abscesses and what your veterinarian will do to treat your puppy's abscess.
Learn about dog first aid techniques, puppy rescue breathing, and acupuncture resuscitation to save your puppy's life.
Learn about the signs, treatment, and prevention of Canine Coronavirus in this article. Find out what is canine coronavirus and how to protect your puppy from infection.
Read about the Marcia Polimer Abrams Canine Behavior Studies Fund and how you can donate to help fund dog behavior research.
Read this article about puppy love to to find out 12 ways puppies show love to owners and other dogs and pets.
This article explains how to introduce puppies and toddlers. Learn about introducing a new puppy and children in this article about puppies and kids. Safety tips and behavior advice helps ease introducing a new puppy and children in this article about puppies and kids.
Find out what questions to ask dog breeders before buying your puppy. Learn how to screen dog breeders and identify good responsible puppy breeders and avoid potential problems before you bring your new puppy home.
Learn how to recognize, prevent and treat puppy parasites in these articles about fleas, ticks, mange, and fungus and worms.
Learn about Christmas tree puppy safety in this article with tips for keeping holiday dogs safe. This article explains the dangers to avoid with puppies around the Christmas tree, and offers tips for creating a puppy-safe fun holiday.
Learn about atopy and dog skin allergies in this article about itching in dogs. This article explains canine atopic dermatitis symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of puppy skin allergies and itching in dogs. Home care tips for soothing your puppy's skin allergies are including in this article about dog skin allergies.
Read this puppies article about dog language and what tail wagging means to learn how to speak dog. Tail wagging is part of puppy dog communication, and these tips help owners understand tail wagging dog language.
Learn why puppies chase cars, bicycles and cats and how to stop the chase. This article explains puppy chasing and how to deal with inappropriate dog chasing behavior.
Learn why dogs urine mark and when do puppies lift legs to pee, and what dogs learn from sniffing scent communication left by urine.
A puppy coat can change as the dog matures. The color, pattern, and coat type varies between breeds, affecting the level of grooming care needed.
Learn how to care for your blind puppy in this article that offers 10 tips for living with a blind puppy.
Learn the signs of puppy pain and how you can provide pain relief in this article about pet pain management.
Learn about the symptoms and treatment of demodex mites and how demodectic mange affects your puppy. This article explains what is red mange, and why puppies are affected by demodectic mange.
Learn about the symptoms and treatment of puppy hookworms, how puppies get hook worm, what symptoms to watch for, and how to prevent hookworm in dogs.
Learn about animal behaviorists and where to find dog behavior consultants and experts to solve your puppy behavior problems.
Read this puppy food article about dog food labels to learn about ingredients and how to compare foods. Learn how to read puppy food labels to understand how to choose dog foods based on food ingredients. Find out how to compare dog food on a dry matter basis.
Learn about 9 kinds of aggression in this round up of articles about the aggressive puppy. These 9 articles explain the signs of aggression and how to manage and treat aggressive puppy behavior.
Refer to this article for puppy training techniques, comparing old fashioned to modern dog training science. Learn about how to handle new puppy training with modern training methods in this article about puppy training techniques.
Learn about common but strange stuff that puppies eat in this article about eating dirt, puppies eating grass and other weird items. Learn why puppies eat strange stuff and what to do in this fun article about the weird items puppies manage to eat.
Read this article about status related aggression to learn how to deal with puppy aggression. This article explains why adolescent puppies fight with adult dogs, and what you can do to stop puppies fighting.
This article explains hip dysplasia in puppies, how it is diagnosed as well as what medical management options can help puppies with hip dysplasia.
Learn about puppy fur, types of puppy hairs, dog whiskers, and how puppy fur grows in this article about your puppy's coat. This article explains the types of puppy hair that makes up puppy fur, and how it grows and is shed in this article by puppies.About.com Puppies Expert Amy Shojai.
This article explains puppies treatment for administering eye medicine, ear medicine, skin medicine and oral liquids for puppy health problems.
This article explains choking first aid for puppies. Learn about the signs of dogs choking and how to perform the Heimlich maneuver with these tips about how to help a choking puppy.
Learn about the potential risks of neutering, and how the less expensive and pain free non-surgical sterilization of puppies using Zeuterin injection may be a solution.
Learn about puppies and electrical shock in this article about the symptoms and first aid if your puppy chews through an electrical cord. Read this article about electric shock first aid for dogs, and how to recognize and prevent shock dangers for your puppies.
Refer to this article for step by step training tips on how to teach a puppy to sit. Learn about puppy clicker training and puppy lure training to train a puppy to sit.
Read this article to learn how to recognize a fat puppy and what you can do to prevent puppy obesity. Learn why obesity in dogs can cause health problems, and how a fat puppy can turn into a fat dog by reading this article about puppy obesity.
Learn about vaccine safety and how to prevent adverse vaccine reactions in puppies in this article by guest author Caryl Wolff. Read this article about how to prevent vaccine reactions in your puppy.
Learn about cleaning puppy ears in this article about grooming your puppies' ears. This article explains what's involved in ear grooming and how to clean a dogs ears.
Learn about canine hunting behavior in this article that explains how dogs and puppies hunt. This article explores predatory canine behavior including predatory aggression and how it applies to your puppy.
Learn why clipping dog nails is important and how to trim puppy nails in this article on puppy grooming and proper dog claw care.
Read this editorial by Guide Amy Shojai, CABC about banned dog breeds and what questions to ask. This editorial poses questions that require answers in instances of banned dog breeds.
Learn how to keep your puppy safe with these winter safety tips for puppies. These articles describe the symptoms, first aid, and treatment for frostbite, hypothermia, drowning, carbon monoxide and antifreeze poisoning and how to save your puppy's life.
Learn about why you should quarantine new pets and how it prevents a sick puppy from making other dogs sick when bringing your new puppy home.
Learn about puppy teeth and dog dental care in these articles.They explain teething timeline and include how to brush dog teeth.
Read why you should crate train puppies, how to choose the ideal crate, and 5 easy steps to crate training puppies.
Read these 7 articles about puppy talk to learn how to speak dog and find out how to talk to your puppy. Learn how to translate puppy barks, whines and snarls, silent dog body language, how puppies use smell to communicate, and what dog calming signals you can use, too.
Read these articles to learn about choosing puppy food, reading puppy food labels, how pet food is tested, and how much to feed. These articles address best puppy food choices, what people food for puppies is safe or dangerous, and nutrigenomic diets for improving puppy health.
Learn how to give first aid for puppy bee and wasp stings, ant bites, spider bites and scorpion stings in this article about dog first aid for insect bites and stings.
Learn about cataracts in dogs and what dog breeds are most often affected. This article discusses congenital cataracts and juvenile cataracts in puppies.
Learn about rabies laws and what age different states require for puppy rabies vaccination administration. This article lists state-by-state age requirements for first puppy rabies vaccinations.
This article explains puppy food calories and puppy energy needs. Learn how to calculate how many calories your puppy needs and what to look for in puppy foods.
Learn the do's and don'ts for choosing the best name for your new puppy. Read these tips to find out how purebred puppies are named and how to select the ideal dog name for puppies.
Find out ways to make your puppy happy in these articles that suggest ideas for spending quality time with your puppy. Learn how puppies express happiness so you can recognize what your puppy likes best.
Learn about rabies and how to protect your puppy in this article about how the virus is spread. This article explains rabies symptoms and prevention, and how you can protect your dogs and puppies from this deadly illness.
Read about dog allergies and allergy to pets in this article about dog allergies treatment. Learn how to treat your allergies to pets with 10 simple home treatments for reducing dog allergies.