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Puppy Socialization in the Age of Coronavirus

Puppy Socialization in the Age of Coronavirus

Holy cow! What do we do now? For decades, we've been told that to raise stable puppies we need to socialize them with many people of different genders, sizes, ages, races, etc. And, we were told that socialization had to be done before 16 weeks of age. That's...

What is Avidog’s Tagline?

What is Avidog’s Tagline?

When you first hear the question you might be thinking “Avidog – Helping People Create Healthy, Stable Canine Companions” or “Avidog – Making The World A Better Place For Dogs.”

Avidog Tag LineAlthough we do believe if everyone would follow Avidog’s breeding, rearing and puppy training methods the world would be a better place for dogs, the real answer to the question is Avidog’s Tagline is a thin, 6-foot line with a small clip on the end that attaches to your puppy’s collar.

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How Much Exercise Do Puppies Need?

How Much Exercise Do Puppies Need?

There seem to be two approaches to exercising puppies by well-meaning owners. There are those who do too much too soon with their pups, doing concussive exercises often as early as 6 months of age. Then there are those who minimize their pups’ activity, almost wrapping them in cotton until their growth plates have closed. So what is the right balance of physical activity for your puppy? What kind of exercises should you do? Can you walk, jog or hike with your puppy?

One Easy Way to Improve Your Breeding Success

One Easy Way to Improve Your Breeding Success

One of the easiest ways to improve your breeding success is by enhancing your dog’s physical fitness because fitness and fertility go hand-in-hand. As simple as that sounds, getting your dogs in optimal breeding condition will have broad benefits to your breeding program and will improve your puppies’ health in both the short-term, as well as over their lifetime.

All of us are told that before we breed our dogs, we should get them fit. But what exactly does “getting them fit” mean? Should you take them for longer walks or put them on the treadmill? NO!

Bowls, Biofilms, and Pyometra

Bowls, Biofilms, and Pyometra

Several bloggers have been making seemingly outlandish claims relating biofilm to a huge array of dog problems. To check these claims out, I had been digging into biofilm when I came across new research from the AKC Canine Health Foundation linking biofilm to pyometra. That got my attention!

Be Ready to Go!

Be Ready to Go!

How to Prepare to Evacuate Your Dogs in an Emergency Natural disasters requiring evacuation, from fires to floods, seem to be be more common these days. If you are a dog owner or breeder, you must prepare to evacuate your dogs, as well as your families, in...

How To Maximize Puppy Development With Your Adventure Box

How To Maximize Puppy Development With Your Adventure Box

Are you looking to breed healthy, stable, resilient puppies? Then you need an Avidog Adventure Box for your litter! But Adventure Boxes are only beneficial if they are safe and designed properly. In our last blog post “The Top Five Ways to Make Sure Your...

The Top 5 Ways to Make Sure Your Adventure Box is Safe

The Top 5 Ways to Make Sure Your Adventure Box is Safe

Do you have an Adventure Box for your puppies? If you don’t, you should! If you do, read on to learn how to make sure your box is as safe and beneficial as possible! Since we invented the Adventure Box, it has become wildly popular with breeders seeking to...

Research on the Effects of Spaying and Neutering

There is a growing body of research showing that spaying and neutering dogs is not the innocuous surgery once thought. To help you determine if and when you should spay or neuter your dog, here is the current research on the long-term effects of these surgeries, as well as

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