Raising Puppies

Enrichment – The Puppy Adventure Box

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017 in Featured, Raising Puppies | 0 comments

Enrichment – The Puppy Adventure Box

I am always looking for ways to provide enrichment and learning experiences that will develop my puppies physical, psychological and emotional health. I know that every new experience we give our puppies before they go to their new homes can help them to be the best they can be. It is a well researched and known fact that animals that are raised in enriched environments have been shown to have the following physiological changes: Larger brains More new brain cells and neural connections Better brain cell survival The result of these physical changes in brain structure result in the following...

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Puppies Last Two Weeks of The Critical Learning Period

Posted by on Mar 12, 2017 in Featured, Raising Puppies | 0 comments

Puppies Last Two Weeks of The Critical Learning Period

 The Last Two Weeks of the Critical Learning Period For Puppies Some of what I share with my potential puppy buyers By Dr. Jeannie Thomason The puppies are just a couple of days shy of 9 weeks old and are leaving or being scheduled to leave with their new families. While it is a very bitter/sweet time for us, it is a time of great excitment and more new learning experiences for the puppies and their new families. The new families are going to have their puppies for the last two and half to three weeks of the  “CRITICAL LEARNING PERIOD” (the critical development/learning period...

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