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 a stationary pot, a stationary apple, or a stationary box turtle, she’s got my back!