How To Select A Westie Puppy

There is more to picking a westie puppy than simply choosing the cutest looking pup of a litter.   The dog’s initial appearance is not all that you should be taking into account.  You should also be checking out there mental disposition, as well as their pedigree.   Hence, every aspect of a west highland white terrier puppy, from their parents to how they were raised to their individual physical and mental characteristics, should be analyzed before you take your pick.

The following are the steps you need to put into practice when making your westie puppy selection:

Step 1 – Decide whether or not you want to Continue reading How To Select A Westie Puppy

Westie Puppies – 4 Tips On How To Play Safe With Your Westie Puppy

Play It Safe With Westie Puppies 

Playing with westie puppies is very important because it is through play that they learn, exercise and bond with you and other members of your family.  Providing them this experience allows you an opportunity to train them and use commands, helps them build strength in their muscles, as well as develops the west highland white terrier puppies agility and coordination.  Best of all, it can be a lot of fun for all parties involved.

However, before you start playing any games with your little westie puppies you need to know how to Continue reading Westie Puppies – 4 Tips On How To Play Safe With Your Westie Puppy

Only Trust Serious Westie Breeders

When you are looking for westie breeders what you will discover is that there is more than one place to obtain a pooch.  Although there are different ways that you can purchase this little white dog, there is only one type of west highland white terrier breeders that you should trust if you want a healthy pooch – A serious hobby breeder.

These westie breeders are dedicated to all of the canines in their breeding program.  They choose to breed because they enjoy it, have the financial means to support it without expecting to make a profit and they like taking on the challenge of producing the finest Continue reading Only Trust Serious Westie Breeders

Benefits Of Adopting A Dog From Westie Rescue

Your local westie rescue may have the pet you are looking for if you have been thinking about adopting a west highland terrier.  You may be hesitant to adopt rescued canines if you are like some people who are under the impression that dogs from rescues are problematic because they have come from abused homes.   This is not true in most cases.

In fact, quite a few of the canines that are taken in by these volunteer organizations have been surrendered for reasons, such as the owner:  Continue reading Benefits Of Adopting A Dog From Westie Rescue

West Highland White Terrier Training Video – Part 1

In our West Highland White Terrier Training part one our 10 week old puppy shows she has the basics worked out and has moved onto some mre advanced dog tricks and obedience.

Here she shows: sit, shake, turn, speak, high five, down, shut door and fetch… Continue reading West Highland White Terrier Training Video – Part 1

Westie Training Video – Part 2

In this 2nd Westie training video we see our darling 12 week old westie showing of her tricks and obedience.
Here she shows; sit, stick ’em  up, sad, roll over, down, touch, shake a paw, speak, turn left, turn right, jump over, hand up, high five, go potty, ring door bell to go out, come, in crate, out of crate, and shut the door.

Note the use of hand signals which the puppy is reacting to before the voice commands in most cases. Again a clicker and positive rewards have been used with great success.

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