Category: Puppy Life

August 19, 2017 / Puppy Life

On April 1st, 2017, I drove to Welcome, MD to pick up Ayla. My breeder lived in Delaware, but she had been willing to drive a few of the puppies to the Maryland breeder whom I had first visited, and so I picked Ayla up…

September 4, 2017 / Crate Training

Given that I work full-time and I’m crate training, Ayla spends a pretty solid chunk of time in her crate. Therefore, I erred on crates that were big enough that she could lay splayed on her side (I actually washed, sanitized, & returned the crate…

September 15, 2017 / Puppy Life

Wayyy back before Ayla was ever even born, my breeder asked me what I wanted to name her. Ayla is the main character in a book series by Jean M Auel about prehistoric people. The first book is titled Clan of the Cave Bears, but I really fell in love with the character in the second book Valley of Horses.

September 22, 2017 / Dog Games

When you are single, working, and have a puppy, you also need to work their mind. They might spend a lot of time sleeping, while you are working. But that means you’d better be ready to play when you get home. Having had Ayla I…

September 27, 2017 / Puppy Life

Ayla may not be the best guard dog, but she knows when to pick her fights, whether it is the stationary pot or the stationary box turtle, she’s got my back!