Home > Raising your new AussieDoodle

How to raise your new AussieDoodle puppy

Tips and tricks to earn trust with your puppy, minimize puppy biting and more.

Taking on a new puppy, no matter what the breed, isn’t all bows and bandanas. You’re going to have your hands full for these first few months. Pay attention to the following articles to help you raise a well mannered dog.

Click the articles below to learn how to raise your new puppy.

 

Is your Doodle Barking at People?

Barking at strangers is a common problem and one of the most difficult behaviors to break. It's best to head off this behavior BEFORE it starts, by practicing correct behavior shaping. If your puppy is over 4 months old and is reactive to strangers, you'll need to do some counter conditioning. These training approaches will help put a stop to your dog barking at people.

Is your Doodle Barking at People?

How to socialize your puppy during Social Distancing

How do I socialize my puppy during these recent times of Social Distancing?If you’ve asked this question, you’re not alone. Covid-19 has forced us to become more creative as we raise our puppies to become friendly and confident. So how do we provide them with the socialization they need to develop and learn?With more families spending time at home, this is a perfect time to bond and train your new family member. Take this opportunity [read more]

How to socialize your puppy during Social Distancing

Nighttime Routine

The first few nights are usually torture. However with a consistent schedule and lots of love, your puppy will soon be sleeping 6-7 hours through the night in their crate. By 12 weeks old, most families tell us their puppy is sleeping at least 6.5 hours at night.

Nighttime Routine

Help! My Pubescent Puppy Acts Like a Juvenile Delinquent

Once top dog in their class, now puppy acts like a class dropout.  You may think there’s something wrong with your dog, but there isn’t. What your AussieDoodle is going through is normal. You followed Basic Training to Advanced Obedience to a T. You got through potty training, puppy crazy time, and teething. Did you think it would be smooth sailing from here? Not so much. There’s one more phase that all puppy owners go through with their dog: puberty.

Help! My Pubescent Puppy Acts Like a Juvenile Delinquent

What’s the best food for your AussieDoodle?

There are lots of great foods on the market but who can be sure which is the best for your dog? Rather you might be surprised with all the different dog foods we recommend.

What’s the best food for your AussieDoodle?

Maintaining your AussieDoodle’s Fur and Grooming tips

AussieDoodles, known for their gorgeous and wavy coats, require regular maintenance to avoid matted fur. Follow these brushing and grooming tips to ensure a beautiful coat, healthy skin, and happy puppy (and owner).

Maintaining your AussieDoodle’s Fur and Grooming tips

How to help prevent Separation Anxiety in Doodles

Preventing separation anxiety is critical to your AussieDoodle Puppy's development. We can't be with our dogs 24/7; however, we can help them be more comfortable during the times when we're not not with them. Here are some do's and don'ts to prevent separation anxiety.

How to help prevent Separation Anxiety in Doodles

Play SEARCH with your AussieDoodle Puppy – #1 fun game

Is your AussieDoodle puppy bored? "SEARCH" is a super fun game you can play with your dog. It will teach your dog to search for things on their own, use their nose to sniff it out, gain a sense of satisfaction, and build their confidence. And that it's an especially good game for apartment dogs to play. Watch the video to see how you can teach your dog this fun game.

Play SEARCH with your AussieDoodle Puppy – #1 fun game

I’ve been cursed with Puppy Crazy Time!

Is your new AussieDoodle possessed by demons? It was cute when your first got it, but now it's a terror! Getting a new puppy is not all "cuteness and cuddles."  These little ones are FULL of energy. A few times a day they'll run around like a kid on caffeine. Thankfully, they burn up that energy quickly. Here we'll teach you how to deal with Puppy Crazy time, so you don't go crazy yourself.

I’ve been cursed with Puppy Crazy Time!

Throw a flying disc to your AussieDoodle

Is your AussieDoodle bored? AussieDoodles love to fetch. There is something about catching a flying disc in the air that really gives them satisfaction.  If you're not teaching your puppy to catch a flying disc, you're missing out on a really fun game with your dog. Follow these tips for an enjoyable and bonding time with your dog.

Throw a flying disc to your AussieDoodle

Training your puppy NOT to jump on your guests or your furniture

We've all seen it: Our dogs are so excited to greet us and our guests that they practically come out of their fur and knock us over in the process. Unfortunately, we condition our dogs to jump on us, even though we don't know we're doing it. Training your dog to not jump on your friends when they come over, and not jump on YOU when you get home can be a challenge. Here are some valuable tips proven to shape your dog into one that is a joy to greet.

Training your puppy NOT to jump on your guests or your furniture

Surviving first month with your AussieDoodle Puppy

The first month with your puppy will be challenging, for sure. However, it is also THE MOST IMPORTANT TIME with your new puppy, for socializing and shaping your dog's behaviors. There are some things you can do to "set the standard" right away. Think like a dog! Here are 12 areas you should focus on during this critical time.

Surviving first month with your AussieDoodle Puppy