Stop Puppy Barking by Dances with Wolves Ranch

Stopping Your Puppy's Barking Dogs bark for many different reasons. Older dogs may bark because of disturbances in the night, because of people passing, or because they see another dog or animal. However, young puppies typically bark for attention. At Dances with Wolves Ranch we stop a young puppy’s habit of barking by simply not give them attention while they’re barking. This means that you'll need to ignore your White Swiss Shepherd puppy’s barking until they stop. Giving them no attention … [Read more...]

Stop Your Puppy Jumping on People by Dances with Wolves Ranch

How to Stop Your puppy From Jumping on People  One of the most common problems people face when they get a new puppy from Dances with Wolves Ranch is dealing with him jumping up on people. All puppies will jump up to try and get attention and each time they is not corrected, you are reinforcing that bad behavior. In order to correct this habit, you need to give your Dances with Wolves Ranch puppy attention only when he’s doing what you ask. When your puppy jumps up do not reward him. … [Read more...]

Exercising Your Puppy by Dances with Wolves Ranch

Exercising Your Puppy Your young White Swiss Shepherd puppy will have a lot of energy and he will need fun, safe activities to exercise his mind and body. A bored pup can easily turn to mischievous behaviors such as chewing or digging. While they're still learning the rules of the house, you want to make sure they have enough exercise and mental stimulation to keep them healthy and build their confidence. At Dances with Wolves Ranch we combine exercise times with training and bonding activities … [Read more...]

Teaching Your Puppy to Swim by Dances with Wolves Ranch

At Dances with Wolves ranch we have some pups that are natural swimmers, while others need a little more encouragement to enjoy the water. If your White Swiss Shepherd is showing a lot of resistance to going into the water, he should not be forced if he’s afraid. Especially for young dogs, if they have one bad experience with water, they might be afraid of it for the rest of their lives.Therefore, it’s important to make sure that your White Swiss Shepherd’s first experiences with water are … [Read more...]

Feeding Your New Puppy by Dances with Wolves Ranch

It can be overwhelming looking for dog food for your new White Swiss Shepherd Puppy. To be a responsible dog owner, you need to make sure that your puppy is eating premium high-quality dog food. Finding the right food will keep them healthy after they leave Dances with Wolves Ranch. Frequency of Feeding For the first 4 to 12 weeks puppies need food with high nutrient content to support their development. Young puppies need to eat frequently and should be fed around 3-4 times a day. Once they … [Read more...]

Games to Play with Your New Puppy by Dances with Wolves Ranch

Puppy Games and Training Your New Puppy Puppy games are a good way to exercise and bond with your new White Swiss Shepherd puppy from Dances with Wolves Ranch. Puppies tend to have a lot of energy and puppy games are good way to find a healthy outlet for that energy. Puppy games should be a fun, learning experience that last only a few minutes and end before they get bored. A good first game is tug-of-war, which will help your White Swiss Shepherd puppy know what is okay to chew on and what … [Read more...]

Puppy Behaviors by Age by Dances with Wolves Ranch

Creating Positive Experiences When your White Swiss Shepherd puppy gets home from Dances with Wolves Ranch around 8 weeks, they are at the perfect age to adjust to changes in their environment, bond with people, and begin training. It's the ideal time to get them used to their new home and family away from Dances with Wolves Ranch. From 8 to 10 weeks your puppy will be very impressionable and easily afraid of things. It's important that you begin to socialize your puppy and create positive … [Read more...]

White Swiss Shepherd By Dances with Wolves Ranch

Dances with Wolves Ranch is a high-end breeding program of Berger Blanc Suisse, otherwise known as the White Swiss Shepherd. These majestic white shepherds have the look of arctic wolves but the temperament of a lab, making them perfectly suited to become therapy dogs or service dogs.   … [Read more...]

White German Shepherds Dances with Wolves Ranch at America’s Pet Expo 2016

Dances with Wolves Ranch recently attended the 2016 America's Family Pet Expo in Costa Mesa representing White German Shepherds demonstrating training sessions: stay, down, eye contact and special appearances representing the breed by Tatanka and Phantom with child presenters Nina and Candace. “Our breeding program is small and family oriented with every member of my family contributing and participating in different jobs to help out,” says Simona Ridenour, “We only have a few litters a year … [Read more...]

White German Shepherds Dances with Wolves Ranch at America’s Pet Expo 2016

Dances with Wolves Ranch recently attended the 2016 America's Family Pet Expo in Costa Mesa representing White German Shepherds demonstrating training sessions: stay, down, eye contact and special appearances representing the breed by Ice and Tobey with child presenters Nina and Candace. “When people see the long coat of the White German Shepherd, they wonder about the shedding,” says Ridenour, “They shed no more or less than a German Shepherd in the spring and fall.  You don’t ever shave … [Read more...]