About My Puppy Story

Mypuppystory.com is a blog and journal where we, a group of canine lovers, share our experience in caring for puppies and dogs. As dogs owners too, we remember the many difficulties as we tried our best to welcome our beloved pooch into our homes. We understand the many moments that struck us helpless because of the lack of reliable advice and information at that time. Therefore we are dedicated to use this blog as a means to jot down our learnt experiences and lessons which may be of valuable use, particularly to new fellow canine lovers!

Puppy Training and Socialization: It’s Never Too Early to Enroll a Puppy in a Training Class

Puppy Training and Socialization: It's Never Too Early to Enroll a Puppy in a Training Class Early training and socialization can literally save a puppy's life. Canine behaviorists today agree that early socialization and training are essential. They propose that a puppy begin classes, for both the socializing and training they provide, at ten weeks [...]

2019-09-12T07:19:02+00:00By |Dogs Training & Tips|

Poodles: Are They Good Family Pets?

Although poodles are often stereotyped as persnickety, pampered pets, they are in fact, very affectionate, sweet dogs, who love to please their owners. Considered the second most intelligent dog breed, they are responsive and easy to train. Affectionate, energetic and entertaining, these dogs are the ninth most popular breed in the United States, according to [...]

2019-09-02T12:03:57+00:00By |Dog Breed|

Old English Sheepdogs: Advice from a Sheepdog Owner

An Old English Sheepdog is famous for its flowing gray and white hair. According to the American Kennel Club's official description, Sheepdogs, also called OES, are a large boxy breed averaging 21 inches tall, about as long and with powerful legs. This is large enough to easily reach a table top. They should not look [...]

2019-08-27T07:28:43+00:00By |Dog Breed|

Italian Greyhound

Italian Greyhounds, who are relatives of Greyhounds, are an old breed -- it is believed that they originated in the Mediterranean approximately 2000 years ago. During the Renaissance period, the dog became very popular among Italian nobleman, hence the breed’s name Italian Greyhound. These perky, affectionate dogs, may originally have been bred for both companionship [...]

2019-08-27T06:45:08+00:00By |Dog Breed|

What to Consider When Adopting a Golden Retriever Puppy

Golden retriever puppies, like any other puppy adoption, should be researched first. Most people are aware that golden retrievers are lovable, gentle, loyal dogs and they are great with children. They are friends with the neighbor's golden retriever and they've seen other golden retriever owners out for a dog walk. However, there are things these [...]

Rottweiler

Getting a Rottweiler: Traits and Characteristics of the Rottweiler Breed If there is one thing to remember about the Rottweiler breed, it is that the Rottweiler is a powerful working dog (originally bred to herd cattle) with a strong prey-drive. As such, the Rottweiler will want to chase things that move (like cats, or even [...]

2019-08-27T06:27:28+00:00By |Dog Breed|

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels During the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, often referred to as Cavaliers, were beloved companion dogs, primarily for the British aristocracy. Named after Charles II of England, who was said to have several of these small dogs, the Cavalier lost its popularity during the 19th century. Cavaliers [...]

2019-08-27T06:27:33+00:00By |Dog Breed|

Best Dog Life Jackets 2019

Best Dog Life Jackets 2019: The Ultimate [Buying] Guide Me: “I’m sorry, you said what?!” Friend: repeats “Dog Life Jacket” Me: *lets out a giggle* Friend: *gives me a puzzled look* Me: “Wait, you’re serious?!” That was my reaction when I first learned about doggie life jackets. It seemed like a needless product—“Dogs can swim [...]

What Is Positive Training for Puppies?

Positive Reinforcement for Puppies Positive training for puppies is a new way of looking at training for dogs, starting at a very young age, nurturing disciplinary values and skills that the puppy can learn and use as it grows, making the life of the trainer simpler and more indulgent with the dog. Positive training [...]

2019-01-07T09:35:04+00:00By |Dogs Training & Tips|