okay everyone here is the puppy check list PLEASE READ!!!!
1. ITS SUMMER AND ITS HOT>THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT. I
know your going to want take your put too cookouts and be outside. Just like human infant t=they have a low tolerance
campared too a one year old beagle. Keep them cool ,,noo direct sun for more than twenty minutes!!! water bowl ,water
wherever you go . There used to AC at my home. If you dont have see make surr there in a cool area. If sun exposure
cannot be avoided wet your puppy down. Shaded areas are fine for up to an hour in a half. This is for when there babies. When
there older same rules but they know to find shade or dig a hole to keep cool. Dehydration in a pup IS DEADLY THEY CAN
PASS FROM IT!! how do you know ? They will be listless/lathargic...maybe vominting or foaming. YOU NEED TO RUSH THEM
TO THE DOGGIE HOSPITAL FOR INTRONENUS FLUIDS!! IN THE CAR THEY NEED AC ....OR pick a time whenits cooler.
ABSOLUTELY NO LEAVING PUP IN A HOT CAR. IT TAKES LESS THAN AND HOUR AND A HALF TO KILL AN ADULT BEAGLE WITH WINDOWS DOWN.
YOUR PUP WILL DIE WITHIN 15 min!!! THIS IS SERIOUS!!!!
OKay my warning rant is over.and no i am not fixing
my mis spellings! i see them dont care lol
get a crate thats 28 to 32 in size ...buy the beds specifically for
crates. But cheapones . your pup is going to pee and poop while in training. So washable or disposable is good. Remember
crate door open , closed at night your crate should come with instructions. No food or water unless you home is not
ac i would leave water at night.
PUPPY PROOF !! THEY GET INTO EVERYTHING , so look at the wires in your home
, expensive toys , reading glasses. shoes are not a toy .. dont use one as a toy they will get confused.Gate
off the crate space ,use baby gates you can thank me later.
The first few days home are rough...The
first night absolutley no crating ,, let them get to chill the next night they can start. yOUR PUP
IS GOING TO MISS THERE LITTER MATES UNLESS GOING HOME WITH ONE. but THEY ALSO WILL NOT LIKE THE CRATE AND THEY
ARE LOUD ! We all know missing sleep comes with crabby consequences!!! YOu cant give in ,,,,,you have to let them adjust.
Sometimes if in your bedroom just seeing you can calm them compared to be left alone in aonther room.
THEY WILL ADJUST BUT YOU WILL BE LIKE OH MY WHAT DID WE DO . DOnt let the pup run the house !!!! y ou will be sorry
KIDS ...well in the beginning you really HAVE TO KEEP AN EYE ON THE INTERACTION. ITS INSTICT FOR KIDS TO RUN
AROUND , THEN CHASE THE PUPPY. kIDS HAVE A TENDENCY GO GRAB THERE BACK LEGS..your puppy will end with SORE
HIPS. SO NOOOOOOOOOOO. KIDS HAVE TO LEARN TO NOT KEEP PICKING UP THE PUPPY SQUISHING ITS BELLY...THEY DONT
MEAN IT BUT TO MANY PICKS AND YOU NOW HAVE A HURT PUPPY WITH INTERNAL ORGAN PROBLEMS ! On the flip side, your
puppy is going to see your small children as playmates ! You need to let the pup know that its your baby and
your going to protect iit....you have to show them alpha role . They wont see it in the kids . Always watch kids and
puppy play. i HAVE KIDS THAT ENDED UP SCARED OF THE PUPPY OR THE PUPPY SCARED OF THE CHILD. Not a happy
picture. the PUP should have its own space away from kids.
The dreaded CHEW PHASE ...so
a few weeks later your adorable puppy is now surfing your living room carpet like a PIRANAHA u IT WANT TO CHEW EVERYTHING
AND EVERYONE. IF THE PUPPY IS TO BITEY , WONT LISTEN TO COMMANDS AND IF IT attacks your leg one more time you may kick
it like a football. LEts refrain from doing that.
yOUR GOING TO FEEL OVERWHELMED, CHALLENGED WELL IT COMES
WITH THE JOYS . uNFORTUNATELY YOU HAVE TO USE YOUR ALPHA VOICE. AND GIVE THAT PUP A TIME OUT ! wITH POTTY TRAINING
BE CONSISTENT . WITH OBEDIENCE TRAINING AND SOCAILIZING PUT THEM IN PUPPY CLASS.
yOU NEED TO GIVE THAT PUP
EXERCISE OR ITS GOING BE LIKE A LITTLE BEAGLE BALL OF FIRE AND FURY .. NOT LISTENING ,, JUMPING , BITING. It s
a healthy puppy !!! ONE HOUR OR MORE A DAY, walking....play time in the family room ....whatevve works .EVERYDAY get that
pUPS NEED TWO MORE BOOSTERS AND RABIES SHOT . You also need to ask your vet a bout flea and tick
provention and heart gaurd ! DO NOT CALL ME WIH HEALTH questions . I never went to vet school for ten years. call YOUR
VET!!!! Anything else of course ! Many people stay in touch with me over the years!
Buy leash collar
( puppy collar like chichwawa size for go home) ....then invest in a harness , Beagles have alot of pull. Pups have
no idea how to walk on grass nevermind walking on leash. THEY WILL GET IT ! Let beagles sNIFF..in the beginning
then start to train them to keep going . Its there instinct. NEVER LEave Them uNLEASHED ! OR IN YARD WITH
NO RUNNER FENCE ETC.
Invest in a dog tag in case they do get out , a chip can be put in at spaying
/nuetering time at five or six months old .
Oh during dread chew phase m ake sure to ge them bullysticks.
ice toys , there teething keep that mouth busy. kONG TOYS WITH TREATS.
Sounds corny but bonding with your pup is
important and isn;t over night. So when there not running around doing the puppy 500. Pet them....massage them , talk
to them . ONCE THE BOND happen s there easier to train because they want to please you !
ALOT OF WORK. I kept a journal to save my sanity with Ben and Koby my first beagles. I really thought
i was losing my mind. sO IN MY EXPERIENCE. IF you have someone to help out .. talk with them . HAVE A TALK ON WHOS GOING
TO DO WHAT WHEN , WHO WANTS THE 11 PM POTTY CALL? who can do the 5 am??? DO NOT WAKE THEM..let them wake up on there own.
Time how loing they cry before bed ....how many times tthere peeing. IT WILL GET BETTER, getting frusrtated WALK AWAY.. DO
A TIME OUT ....go back to it later.
tHERE ON pURINA PUPPY CHOW SOFT MORSELS AND CRUNCHY...LOVE THAT MIX ! or healthy
DO NOT PLAY WITH A PUPPY USING YOUR HAND,,,IT PROBALLY WONT EVER BITE IT CLEAN OFF BUT MAN CAN IT
HURT AND DRAW BLOOD. Not a happy scene.
So i am giving you my past experience and infinite
sarcastic wisdom. !
IT SWIMWEAR SHORTS SEASON ... PUPPIES PARANHA NAILS HURT..BE MINDFUL. TEACH THEM DOWN.
so i think i covered most topics, if not email me questions.
The fun part!!! LOTS OF TOYS...START
WITH MILKBONES FOR TREATS THEN BRANCH OUT WHEN THERE OLDER !! PLAY TIME IS FUN ,,CUDDLING IS AWESOME . Enjoy them while
there little they grow fast !
THEY WILL BECOME A FAMILY MEMBER. ITS THE JOY OF DOG OWNERSHIP!