Puppy Raising

Recently adopt a puppy, or thinking about obtaining one? Let us be the first to congratulate you on your current or future new addition! 

Whether you are an experienced puppy raiser, or have just adopted your very first puppy, there is always room to learn about ways to keep your puppy healthy and happy as it grows. 

The following links have been recommended by our staff or by clients and are added here for your convenience.


ASPCA Dog Care

Are you a dog parent? We’re here to help you keep your pup happy and healthy. Read more for a wide range of dog health and behavior tips that will help you provide the best possible care for your canine companion.

Best Friends Animal SocietyTraining Resources

A dog who has good manners and will respond to basic cues such as "sit," "stay" and "come" is much easier to live with and will be much more comfortable in our hectic world. You can help your dog develop good social skills and master simple cues with just a fundamental understanding of dog behavior and a little practice.

Cattle Dog Publishing | Dr. Sophia Yin

The art and science of animal behavior.

A wealth of resources regarding all kinds of dog behavior and training, not just for puppies.

Facebook Group:

Pandemic Puppy Raising Support Group

Created as a way for puppy owners to navigate raising a puppy in the era of COVID-19, this group has fantastic resources for both experienced and novice puppy owners alike.

Once joining this group, be sure to check out their Units page for a wealth of information.

Walking Tools:

NYMag - The best harnesses for every kind of dog.