Let’s sit

I will sit for bacon! We wanted a Cockapoo in part because our research indicated they are pretty smart dogs. Luna has already proven she’s got the potential to be on puppy honor roll. Steering out-of-control puppy behavior has been a priority from day one, based on life with Bichons. Knowing one’s name, potty training, […]

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Breeding the right ingredients

Breeding conjures up elitist selection, estates and luxury cars with people, but not with dogs. Breeding in dogs is still about selection, but it’s all about traits, not boarding schools. What color(s)? How big or small? What kind of temperament? What activities will the dog do (hunting, showing, family)? Several months ago, this was a daily […]

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Homecoming for the Pupka

This blog is part of a series about our first year with a Cockapoo named “La Signorina Lunetta di Excellence” (AKA “Luna”). Go to www.lunapoo.com to read my blogs.   Sometimes, new family members arrive early and in the night. Luna arrived Thursday, June 14 at 8:21 PM, a day early, due to potentially hot […]

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Ready! Set! Go!

This blog is part of a series about our first year with a Cockapoo named “La Signorina Lunetta di Excellence” (AKA “Luna”). Go to www.lunapoo.com to read my blogs. Getting ready for a new family member can be hard. Getting ready for a puppy might be even harder. Will I be a good puppy parent? […]

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