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Planning and Designing a New Kennel
19Aug

Planning and Designing a New Kennel

THE LEGAL PROCESS The process on designing a kennel and getting township approval can be an interesting but daunting process…

Our Roots: How We Came to Be
19Aug

Our Roots: How We Came to Be

The original concept started in 2015 when two Lancaster County dog breeders attended the ICAW dog breeder’s seminar in Indiana,…

Selling Puppies in a Flooded Market
19Aug

Selling Puppies in a Flooded Market

I’m sure most breeders in the country benefited from the elevated price of puppies due to the pandemic. Right now…

Preparing Your Puppies for their Forever Home
19Aug

Preparing Your Puppies for their Forever Home

Carefully preparing your puppies for the big bright world is an important step to success. Here is a list of…

Excellence in Customer Service
19Aug

Excellence in Customer Service

Hosting your customers and helping them choose the perfect pet can be one of the most rewarding parts of your…

Selecting for the Future
11Oct

Selecting for the Future

Choosing to breed dogs should come from a desire to improve a breed or solve a common problem with a…

Special Care for Your Whelping Females
31Oct

Special Care for Your Whelping Females

It’s important to vaccinate your adults once a year. The breeding females should be vaccinated as soon as the litter…

Special Care for Your Puppies
17Nov

Special Care for Your Puppies

It is very important that every puppy gets colostrum milk as soon as possible. Make sure every puppy is latched…

Socializing Your Puppies
30Nov

Socializing Your Puppies

What is one of the most important elements needed to be able to sell a puppy for a quality price?…

Understanding the PA Lemon Law for Puppies
21Dec

Understanding the PA Lemon Law for Puppies

PA Lemon Law for Puppies clearly outlines your responsibility as a dog breeder: Buyers must take newly purchased dogs to…

Conception Success Starts with Proper Nutrition and Timing
23Dec

Conception Success Starts with Proper Nutrition and Timing

Good nutrition, ovulating timing, breeding to quality semen from a proven stud dog, and monitoring the pregnancy properly are key…

Nutrition for Pregnancy & Lactation
18Jan

Nutrition for Pregnancy & Lactation

  ·       Female dogs should be fed a calorie-dense dog food during pregnancy and lactation. Veterinary nutritionists recommend feeding an all-life…

Labor & Delivery and Newborn Puppy Care
20Jan

Labor & Delivery and Newborn Puppy Care

Labor & Delivery Most breeders hope for an uneventful pregnancy that results in a smooth delivery of a healthy, full…

PREPARING FOR AN EMERGENCY C- SECTION
03Feb

PREPARING FOR AN EMERGENCY C- SECTION

As your female’s due date approaches, not only should you gather your whelping supplies, but also make plans just in…

PREPARING FOR RANDOM VISITS BY DOG LAW
17Feb

PREPARING FOR RANDOM VISITS BY DOG LAW

Random visits by Dog Law are commonplace for PA licensed dog kennels but too often the smaller breeders do not…

REPORTED FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY NOW WHAT?
04Mar

REPORTED FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY NOW WHAT?

What do you do if someone shows up and identifies themselves as law enforcement and starts asking questions about your…

YOUR ONLINE PRESENCE – PART ONE
04Apr

YOUR ONLINE PRESENCE – PART ONE

If you are raising puppies and selling them online without your own website, you are missing an opportunity to build…

YOUR ONLINE PRESENCE – PART TWO
06Apr

YOUR ONLINE PRESENCE – PART TWO

Families looking to adopt puppies like to see a nice, professional website because this legitimizes your business and builds trust.…

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS FOR PA KENNELS
15Apr

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS FOR PA KENNELS

Every dog in PA that is over 12 weeks of age is required to have a license and proof of…

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING A PA DOG LAW INSPECTION
28Apr

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING A PA DOG LAW INSPECTION

Dog Warden(s) will show up to the kennel address and should be easily identifiable by the following:* Dog Wardens wear…

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS BY PROSPECTIVE PUPPY BUYERS
12May

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS BY PROSPECTIVE PUPPY BUYERS

Let’s face it, adopting a puppy is a big decision for most folks and shouldn’t be taken lightly. Prospective puppy…

KEEPING THEM CLEAN AND PRESENTABLE">
26May

BATHING PUPPIES
KEEPING THEM CLEAN AND PRESENTABLE

We all know that eight-week-old puppies tend to make a mess of themselves, especially right before youpresent them to a…

SKIN DISEASE
10Jun

SKIN DISEASE

CARING FOR YOUR DOG’S LARGEST ORGAN Skin disease is a common problem in dogs, and the condition of the skin…

HAIR CARE – Part 1
23Jun

HAIR CARE – Part 1

Do you spend lots of money on professional grooming? Or worse – just neglect grooming until the dog looks like…

PART 2 – HAIR CARE “UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENCE IN HAIR TYPES”
07Jul

PART 2 – HAIR CARE “UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENCE IN HAIR TYPES”

In part 1 we shared some tips on caring for your dog’s hair This week we’ll talk about different coat…

PART 3 – HAIR CARE                               CHOOSING THE CUTTING EDGE FOR A GREAT LOOK
21Jul

PART 3 – HAIR CARE CHOOSING THE CUTTING EDGE FOR A GREAT LOOK

In part one and part two we shared some tips on caring for your dog’s hair and brushing techniques. This…

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