Pawderosa Pet Care Blog

An Intro to Puppy Grooming

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Grooming your puppy for the first time can either be a brilliant success, or a stressful endeavor for both of you. The difference is whether or not you've paid mind to the two keys to great grooming READ MORE

5 Outings to Take with Your Puppy

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

In previous entries, we've written about the importance of socializing your puppy early in their puppyhood, in order to get them acquainted with the outside world and comfortable with how to act in a variety of situations. Socializing your puppy not only grows their confidence and awareness, but also their trust in you as the leader providing instructions. Just like our parents raised us with manners, boundaries and conversation skills, puppies also need to be taught social cues and the various rituals of life. The ideal time to start socializing your puppy is between 3 weeks and 14 weeks. This is the "golden window" of time for your puppy to absorb new information easily and make a smooth transition into their new life alongside you.   READ MORE

Join Us for A Complimentary Live Call: “New Puppy in the House--Now What?”

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

So you've decided to adopt a puppy! We're so excited for you as you embark on your new journey of pet parenthood!   READ MORE

Socializing Your Puppy 101

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

As humans, we begin the process of socialization almost as soon as we're born, being held by family and friends, and gradually participating in the daily rituals of life more and more as we develop into toddlers. Being introduced to new people and different activities is how we learn to be a part of society. Our parents give us instructions and model the appropriate behavior so we can learn how to behave in a wide variety of situations. In school, we're taught social cues, boundaries, communication skills, social norms and manners to treat our peers and leaders with respect.  READ MORE

Puppy Bath Time: How to Wash Your New Pup

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Mother dogs do a lot of hygiene management for their little ones by licking their fur, which also serves the important purpose of stimulating blood flow and circulation to keep the puppy warm. If you've recently adopted a puppy, congratulations! Now you need to know how to best care for the newest addition to your family.   READ MORE

Baby Meets Puppy for the First Time

Friday, July 11, 2014

They're both squirmy and pudgy, and totally lovable. One just happens to have a little more hair than the other. But neither cares!

Just in case you need a dose of cuteness today, here's a heart-warming collection of videos capturing that special moment when baby meets puppy for the first time. They're so adorable, you won't be able to stop smiling for the rest of the day!   READ MORE

Puppy Training Tip: The Replacement Theory

Monday, June 30, 2014

If you have a puppy at home, then you know how much they love to chew! And we aren't just talking about their puppy chow – we mean furniture arms, couch pillows, and your favorite dress shoes. But here's the trick: train your puppy early with confidence and consistency using the replacement theory.   READ MORE

Loving a Puppy May Help Patients Fight Cancer

Monday, May 19, 2014

It’s time for the power of puppy love to be discovered! For the first time, the American Humane Society is running clinical trials to explore the impact of puppy-playtime on young cancer patients and their families. The practice is being called AAT or “animal assisted therapy”.   READ MORE


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