Single Working Pup Parent Posts

September 10, 2017 / Crate Training

I was absolutely relieved when Ayla began sleeping through the night, around my 4th week of owning her. I was still waking up ungodly early – my gradual push back of our 5AM morning wake-up had to be reset once I removed the 1AM potty…

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 16, 2017 / Housebreaking

German Pinschers are smart dogs and I do credit their intelligence in getting them housebroken quickly. I had Ayla mostly potty housebroken in a little over a month, just by getting her onto a routine and sticking to it. You really can’t overdo taking your…

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!