I have found a bit of free time to write a short introducing to "How we raise puppies at Duckmoors"
Puppies raised in the house
Many breeders raise puppies in the house, but they move them outdoors at the age of 3-4 weeks when they make a lot of noise and mess. Unfortunately, the socialization begins in this period - and the pups need, more than ever before, to be in the middle of a busy household! In our kennel, we take care of our puppies really seriously, and our litters are born and bred in the house. "Puppy culture" is another aid that we use in raising our puppies. Developed by a team of experts, it contains a wealth of exercises and information on resiliency exercises, safe early socialization, harnessing the enrichment effect, developmental and fear periods, anti-aggression protocols, leash walking, potty training, crate training, manding, ...