How We Raise Our Puppies

Mental Development and Stimulation

  • our puppies are raised in our home to ensure exposure to the sounds, activities and smells of a typical home
  • Biosensor exercises from day 3-16
  • new unique scent introduced daily from day 3-16
  • large indoor puppy pen in our kitchen filled with opportunities for problem solving
  • very large outdoor puppy pen filled with more opportunities for problem solving
  • daily walks on our 12 acres from 6 weeks on
  • training/conditioning to come, introduction to crates and car rides

Social Development

  • our puppies are raised in our home to ensure regular interaction with people
  • dam has free access to the puppies until they go home
  • interaction with our other dogs
  • our puppies meet an average of 50 people before they leave our home

Physical Development

  • daily walks on our 12 acres from 6 weeks on,
  • wading pools,
  • introduction to swimming in our pool
  • very large indoor and outdoor puppy pens filled with physical challenges
  • introduction to housebreaking
  • excellent nutrition

Nutrition

  • dams fed super premium kibble the through out the pregnancy
  • dams supplemented with Omega 3 fatty acids to ensure optimal brain development of pups
  • puppies supplemented with Omega 3 fatty acids
  • introduction to solid food at 4-5 weeks
  • super premium kibble

Health

  • regular deworming
  • first set of shots
  • health check from veterinarian
  • microchipping and chip registration with AKC Reunite

Assesments

  • conformation: structure and type
  • Temperament using the Volhard Puppy Aptitude Test

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