a puppies life week by week!


Before going Home


Newborn to two weeks

- Hold/handle puppy while touching ears, mouth, feet, toes, and tail.

- Introducing puppy to temperature changes and textures inside the whelping box.

Two to four weeks

- Continue newborn to two weeks routine (above) while adding toys to whelping box.

Four to five weeks

- Introduce to the crate.  Introduce to the grooming process.

- Brushing, nail clipping, cleaning ears, etc.  Puppy Gym

Five to six weeks

- Continue crate time, and grooming process, and puppy gym.  

Six to eight weeks

- Continue the above and add Individual Time.  Training commands with Introduction to Collar/Leash.

Eight weeks

- Time to go to their "Forever Homes"

Crate Training


Potty Training

_ Teaching To Go Outside _

Potty training is an important step in training your dog. 

Training a puppy to pee outside takes 4 to 6 months on average, but it can be a lot quicker if you are very consistent about taking your puppy outside every few hours. 

Some puppies can be potty trained in as little as two weeks.

Vaccination Schedule

Puppy's Age with Recommended Vaccinations

(We offer a vaccination records page with your puppy pack to help with record keeping)

-your veterinarian will direct  you on vaccines this is a guide only.-

6 – 8 weeks   (puppy will receive with Health Certificate when go home)

    Distemper, measles, parainfluenza


10 – 12 weeks


(vaccines for distemper, adenovirus [hepatitis], parainfluenza & parvovirus)


12 – 24 weeks



14 – 16 weeks