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2604, 2022

Why Don’t We Keep a Waiting List?

April 26th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

We Do Not Keep a Waiting List. Here's Why. Speaking of waitlist, we don’t keep one! Yes, you read that right, and have probably read elsewhere that “all reputable breeders have a waitlist”. Obviously, I’d argue that that’s just not true. Sure, a puppy mill probably doesn’t keep a waitlist. But

202, 2022

Finding the Best Breeder

February 2nd, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Which is the best breeder for you? Finding the best breeder is complicated! When people want to identify the most responsible Doodle breeder, what do they do? It takes way more research and discernment than simply asking their veterinarian or groomer. Or even talking with friends and family, although that’s good

1310, 2021

Natural Flea Control

October 13th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Control Fleas Naturally By now you know that Maple Hill Doodles follows a holistic breeding program in all areas possible, and that includes using natural methods for flea control. Why do we avoid using harmful chemicals on or in our dogs? Because the conventional chemicals that kill fleas and ticks are mostly neurotoxins.

909, 2021

Do We Worm Our Dogs Too Often?

September 9th, 2021|Tags: , , |

How often is too much to worm our puppies?Can worming be done too frequently? And how can we go about it in a more natural way?We have been taught that the most effective way to control parasites is to routinely administer worming medicine. There are even schedules of the ‘best’ ages to de-worm, beginning

1907, 2021

Hidden Dangers of Invisible Fencing

July 19th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Do underground fences work? ‘Invisible fencing’ is simply a live wire buried in the ground that activates a collar worn by a dog. When the dog gets too close to the underground wire, the collar is charged and he gets a shock. This is supposed to teach him to stay obediently inside

2602, 2021

Temperament Testing in Puppies

February 26th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

How accurate is temperament testing in puppies? Thirty years ago, the US Department of Defense was using a puppy raising program to develop their military dogs. One of the procedures they used was temperament testing. The concept caught on with major service dog organizations, and soon private breeders were following suit. After all,

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