Merriam Webster’s Dictionary defines a “honeymoon period” as a period of unusual harmony, especially following the establishment of a new relationship.  We’ve all experienced this phenomenon at some point in our lives, whether with a romantic partner, at the onset of a new job, or at the start of a […]

The “Honeymoon” Period

“Young mammals want and need to play; they will come out socially, emotionally and cognitively impaired when deprived of it.  They use the skills they need to be successful as adults through repetitive activities, with feedback in a low stakes environment” -excerpt taken from Jonathan Haidt’s “The Anxious Generation”   Are you giving your puppy enough […]

Play is the Work of Puppyhood