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Practicing patience with your pup
As your pup continues to grow, they may unleash a rebellious streak. Big and little dogs thrive on consistency — so keep up their regular routines, training, and use plenty of praise and love as positive reinforcement.
Key health milestones for puppies aged 8-9 months:
Your puppy needs different kinds of care for different ages. Have you completed these health milestones?
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All about puppy wellness
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The right info about pet behavior and training can help you build, maintain, and grow the special bond between you and the dog you love.
And bring the love
Health, understanding, and happiness are the best foundations for a pet life well lived — for every fun, furry, snuggly-sweet moment you and your doggy BFF share.