More from Avidog!

Here are the next few puppy nurturing steps on Avid Dog. 7.  On Days 3-16 do Avidog’s Early Scent Stimulation. Things like leaves, bark or wood. An orange peel or banana…we let them smell banana.  Fresh evergreen or flowers…we introduced jatropha blooms from our patio. Fresh herbs…we introduced basil. 8.  Give pups a floor with … [Read more…]

Big Day Today

Today was a big day. I introduced the puppies to what I call kibble mush. It is the same dry dog food that my adults get but it is soaked in water and then mushed up like potatoes. It is about this time that the puppies show an interest in their momma’s food. When that … [Read more…]

I Learn Something (or a lot of things!) New Every Day

“The time in every puppy’s life, from 3 to 16 weeks, is often referred to as “the sensitive period.” The things that breeders and new puppy owners do, or do not do, are important and have the power to greatly influence the kind of dogs their puppies will become. During this time you literally have … [Read more…]

And Now Maxi’s Pups Have Names!

  Introducing our Blues Legends Litter  (Potter and Maxi’s Pups) with names, weights and new photos. All are doing quite well. I spent time with each puppy handling their paws and ears and rubbing their bellies. They also had their first nail trim. Lots of stretching and yawning going on and they are moving around … [Read more…]

Do Havanese Like Children? A Video

You betcha!!! It is alsmost as if a child is another puppy, these Havanese are so smitten. And gentle. Now, as young puppies…under one year…like all puppies, Havanese are exuberant. And in this state, their sharp little teeth might find the wrong “toy.” For that reason always, always supervise your puppy/toddler play. Once a puppy … [Read more…]