Puppies are put out in a summer rain on purpose.
Being exposed regularly to the sounds of thunder make it a routine noise.
Playing in the rain teaches a puppy it's nothing unusual when put outside
to relieve itself during a rain.
Puppies are introduced to other adults in the family
'pack' to learn socialization skills.
Hailey, female Weimeraner, and Travis, male Dalmatian.
As pupies grow, a kiddie pool and different toys
Age 6 weeks.
Puppies are introduced to water at an early age -
- shallow pan with a mechanical toy
Twinkle, age 4 weeks, grabs a large toy.
4 week old puppies investigate cardboard boxes
Gina watches her 4 week old Newt puppies as they
play on different sized cardboard boxes and with different toys.
As each puppy is tested, a strip is run demonstrating
Here, the veterinarian is adjusting the BAER machine.
Ella, 8 wks of age Owner: Jonathan
As each puppy gets his/her hearing tested, a microchip
is place to identify each puppy permanently.
Boxes of microchips are on the examination table.
Stetson has electrodes attached as a BAER hearing
test is performed.
Puppies are age 7 weeks.
Dazzle, now named Piper, age 8 weeks
Gina nursing the puppies in a whelping box
Travis checkin out the puppies in the xpen
Raising a litter
of dalmatian puppies (2008 Litter)