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Do you trust your puppy to be left home alone?

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could stay at home with our pets all day? Unfortunately, that’s not possible for all pet parents. It’s important you prepare your puppy for those days you must leave them behind.

5 tips for leaving your puppy home alone

January 8, 2024

Getting ready to leave your puppy home alone in the near future? Follow these tips to reduce separation anxiety and help keep them calm.

Need help training your puppy?

Not only does Petbarn offer Puppy School classes, but we have lots of articles on how to curb undesirable puppy behaviours.

Why is my puppy humping?

February 16, 2024

Humping is a completely normal behaviour in both male and female puppies, but it is possible to train them out of it.

Why is my puppy chewing shoes?

February 21, 2024

Does your puppy like your shoes more than you do? Learn how to save your footwear from sharp puppy teeth.

How do I stop my puppy barking?

December 30, 2023

Has your puppy found their voice and won’t stop using it? There are a few things you can try to reduce their barking.

Toilet training is almost over

Most puppies take 4-6 months to become fully house trained, which means you’re almost there!

Don’t forget to follow this toilet training guide

January 25, 2024

Consistency is key with toilet training. Keep following these tips until your puppy knows outside is the place to go.

Thinking about making your puppy your new running buddy?

Keeping your puppy fit and healthy is important, but did you know it’s possible for them to get too much exercise?

How much exercise do puppies need?

January 25, 2024

The amount of exercise a puppy needs depends on their age, breed size, and energy levels. Those same criteria influence how much exercise a puppy can handle.

How to make your puppy look fur-bulous

Not only can grooming keep your puppy looking pawsitively gorgeous, but it’s a great opportunity for bonding.

How to groom a puppy

January 24, 2024

Grooming your puppy is a lot easier if you stay on top of it and make it a positive experience. Read our puppy grooming tips.

How to trim your puppy’s nails

December 29, 2023

Trimming your puppy’s nails isn’t scary once you know where to cut. Follow our guide to make nail clips a positive experience.

How to reduce your puppy’s shedding

February 13, 2024

Sick of dealing with dog hair all over your furniture and clothes? Here’s how you can reduce your puppy’s shedding.

Is your furniture ready for your puppy’s teething stage?

Is your puppy chewing on things more than usual? Maybe drooling a lot? They’re probably teething.

Everything you need to know about puppy teething

December 26, 2023

Find out when teething occurs in puppies and how you can help your puppy through this difficult time.

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