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5 Reasons to Send your Pup to Pawderosa Puppy Preschool in Oakland, CA

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Got a new puppy in your household? Oh boy, congrats! It's an exciting and wild ride helping your pup adapt to everyday routine and learn the ropes, isn't it? If you live in the East Bay, in Oakland, CA or nearby, you have a unique option available to you for puppy care. The Pawderosa Puppy Preschool offers the best in training, pet care, socialization and supervision for your little furry friend while you're away at work. But there's more…here are 5 reasons to send your puppy to preschool and leave the hard work to the experts!   READ MORE




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




On the Fence about Bringing a Puppy Home?

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Are you on the fence? Have you been discussing adopting a pet for weeks or months with your significant other? Do you have fears about how this new furry friend could change your life (and your relationship) for better or worse? Join the club of every pet owner that ever was. We were all there once.  READ MORE




We’d Be Better off If We Could Play Like this Dog Does

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Do you ever feel like your pets have tapped into the secret of life when they look at you day after day with a big, slobbery grin on their face? Pet owners have long benefitted from their dogs' contented, playful nature. In fact, I'm pretty sure they're one of the best influences on humanity. That's one reason why almost every American president has owned a dog. They can not only be wonderful companions, but also role models. Just watch this adorable puppy frolic in a fountain in London, while his human counterparts look on, touched.   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




Portraits of a Dog Bring Homeless Man Out of Poverty

Monday, August 04, 2014

It's common enough to read stories about humans rescuing dogs, but a dog rescuing a human is another kind of story altogether. It's one of companionship, motivation and love. John Dolan is a 43-year-old artist from England who spent most of his life in and out of trouble, and living on the street. Then one day, a fellow homeless woman gave him a "Staffordshire Bull Terrier puppy who she had traded for the price of a can of beer."   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




How to Pet-Proof Your Home for a Puppy or a Kitten

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

You've finally found the perfect pet, and the day has come to bring your four-legged friend home! But before you do, it's your responsibility to take the time to assess and prepare your living quarters to ensure your pet has a safe environment to live in.   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






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