Puppies

For everything you need to know about puppies, be sure to read all of our informative articles.Squee! Everyone loves puppies! What’s not to love? They’re cute, cuddly, inquisitive and full of love. For everything you need to know about puppies, be sure to read all of our informative articles.

Welcoming a furry bundle of joy into your family can be easy with our comprehensive guides. Before your lovely four-legged baby arrives, make sure to arrange everything they’ll need to feel safe and comfortable in their new surroundings. Our articles on preparing your home for a new puppy and thorough checklists of essential puppy supplies will help you get ready for a new addition to your family in no time. After you go through these initial steps of the process, it’s time to teach your pooch some manners! Check out Petguide.com’s helpful guides and articles on how to train little pups, help your shoes survive the teething stage and how to successfully puppy-proof your home. Trust us, you’ll need all the help you can get!

For a puppy, everything is a brand new experience that takes some getting used to. Petguide.com’s articles cover everything from how to handle their first visit to the vet’s office to being pawesome on their first ever playdate.

Of course, puppies are not the only ones who find themselves in a new situation. New puppy parents, especially first-timers, might find that bringing up a puppy requires a lot of work. Our guides help you understand what to expect with your new pup, whether it’s how to train them or simply take good care of them.

And if you’re still looking to get a puppy, we can help with that too- check out our guides on choosing the right dog breed for your family or hop on over to our Dog Rescue and Dog Shelter sections, where you can find some seriously cute doggies in need of a forever home!

What Dog Breed Is Right For Me?

There are many dog breeds - with pure breeds and designer cross breeds, the options are seemingly endless. Ask yourself: "What dog breed is right for me?"

First Thing’s First: Teaching Your Puppy How to Focus

To a puppy, everything he sees is new and exciting. But learning to focus and recognizing his name is an important part of a puppy's training course.

How to Give Your Puppy a Bath

Bath time doesn't have to be messy or stressful- if you start off on the right foot, baths will become another oportunity for fun.

5 Things To Bring To Your Puppy’s First Visit To The Vet

Your puppy's first visit to the vet. Before you head into the office, here is a list of five things that will have you looking like a prepared pet parent.

Top 10 Best Toys for Puppies

Puppies love to play. But what should they play with? Check out our list of the Top 10 best toys for puppies.

How To Train A Puppy To Sit

"Sit" is often one of the first commands that owners teach their new puppy and is easy to learn. Let's go over the steps on how to train a puppy to sit.

How To Stop A Puppy From Biting

Puppies love to bite. Those tiny, razor-sharp teeth are a part of a pup's bite inhibition. Here are a few tips for how to stop a puppy from biting.

6 Questions to Ask Before Having a Puppy Playdate

Your puppy needs to be properly socialized for his development. Before your puppy playdate, get the answers to the following questions.

Teaching Your Puppy To Walk On A Leash

Whoa there puppy! Before we can go for a walk, you need to learn to walk on a leash. Unless you’re lucky enough to live on hundreds of acres of secure,…

How Do I Puppy Proof a Trash Can?

Puppies get into everything - including things we've thrown away. We've got some tips on how to puppy proof your trash cans.

Buying Guide: Best Dog Food for Puppies of All Sizes

There is no best dog food for puppies that will fit all furballs- read on to find out what type of kibble is ideal for your new puppy.

The Quest For Dog: 6 Steps For Prepping Your House For A Puppy

Amanda Schlee doesn’t have a dog… yet. But she’s in full doggy mode and is doing all her research before she and her husband decide on the…

Do Dogs Have Belly Buttons?

Is it an innie or an outie? No, we're not talking about you - we're talking about your dog! Have you ever noticed if your dog has a belly button?

Why Do Puppies Cry and Whine?

They're oh-so-cute, but what's that noise and why are they making it? Let's find out the reasons why your puppy is crying and whining.

How To Train A Puppy To Stay

Training is essential to a puppy's well being. Let's start off puppy training with some basic commands. Here are some tips on how to train a puppy to stay.

New Puppy Checklist – Everything You’ll Need

Getting your home ready for a new puppy is a big responsibility. Make life with your new puppy easier with these great products.

How to Stop Toy Guarding in Puppies

It's my toy! Some puppies won't let you near their toy - they just won't share. Here's how you tackle toy guarding in puppies.

New Puppy Checklist: What You Need Before You Bring Him Home

Do you have everything you need for your puppy? We put together a new puppy checklist of essential itmes you should have before your furry addition arrives

6 Tips On Teaching Your Puppy To Come When Called

Some commands and tricks that you teach your dog are simply for entertainment, but teaching your puppy to come when called doesn't fall into this category.

What to Do When Your Puppy Cries At Night In His Crate

Training a puppy is a challenge - especially when it comes to crate training. Here's what you can do if your puppy cries at night in his crate.

Chew on These Tips to Survive Your Puppy’s Teething Stage

The terrible teething phase - it's what every puppy parent dreads. To prepare for the biting times ahead, plan ahead with these drool-worthy teething tips.

7 Things I’ve Googled Since I Got a Puppy

Since Hurricane Zed's arrival, I've been relying on Google, the know-it-all search engine, to get me through the first year of puppyhood.

What is Pet Selection Counseling?

If you need guidance when adding a furry family member to your ranks, it may be a good idea to consider pet selection counseling.

Puppy Bad Behavior (and How to Correct It)

Puppies can't help but get into trouble - it's part of the process. Here are some common puppy bad behaviors and how you can correct it.

What To Expect – Your Puppy’s First Day Home

Today's the big day - you're bringing your puppy home! You must be so excited. Here is a list of things to keep in mind for your puppy's first day home.

6 Puddle-Proof Tips For Potty Training Your Puppy

Potty training your puppy may seem like tricky, but it really doesn't need to be. Stay positive and persevere, and your puppy will soon be house broken.