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Puppy Socialization

By Katie Spruill KPA-CTP From seven weeks to four months of age puppies go through what is called a critical or socialization period. Like children, puppies are sponges, taking in everything that they can, so they can determine what is safe and what isn’t. If you’re a puppy parent, the most important thing you can […]

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Raising Teenagers (part 2)

by Jimmy Maxwell KPA-CTP When I was a kid I really loved school, well, until about the 5th Grade, when I learned that the letter D was used for more than just spelling words. I learned that sometimes adults used that letter to show you that you were a short jump from being a huge […]

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Raising Teenagers

By Jimmy Maxwell KPA-CTP When humans are five years old, we begin to learn the basics of dealing with other humans, reacting to social situations, and surviving in the world. Most of us continue honing these skills at varying speeds and success rates for the next 12 years. Some of us opt to be gluttons […]

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The First Training Blog

Hello readers! Welcome to the first edition of the UP Dog Blog, where you’ll find advice about dog training, health, wellness, and other canine-centered topics. Whether you’re an Uptown client, love learning about dogs, or stumbled here by accident, we hope enjoy this page and use it as a way to enrich the life of […]

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