Learn Before You Decide

Standard Poodle puppies available and ready to go now (Fall 2021). Scottish Terrier Puppies and Golden Retriever puppies due in October and November of 2021. Taking deposits now.

About Scottish Terriers

For anyone who has not previously shared life with a Scottish Terrier, here is some information about this wonderful breed. Scotties are independent and strong willed, and intelligent and independent thinkers. Despite their independence, they are sensitive and loyal to their owners. Scotties can be challenging to train, not because they are not quick and intelligent, but because they may have a different ‘opinion’, although positive training techniques with the use of clickers are highly effective and enjoyable for both the dog and the owners. Avoid extended periods of training – you will find your Scottie does better with short, positive and fun, lessons.

About Standard Poodles

Oldest of the three Poodle breeds, the Standard is the original from which the Miniature and Toy were developed. Known in Russia and Germany since the early 16th century, the breed is related to the Portuguese Water Dog and Irish Water Spaniel. Though its first job was that of a retriever of waterfowl, the versatile Poodle was used in France to scent out truffles, a mushroom-like delicacy. In time, the breed’s sense of fun and high trainability made it popular as a circus dog and by the end of the 18th century, it was said every travelling circus had a performing Poodle act.

About Golden Retrievers

According to the Golden Retriever Club of Canada, the breed was originally developed in Scotland in the mid-19th century as a bird hunting dog able to retrieve land and water fowl. Goldens eventually made an appearance in Canada in the 1920’s, where their beautiful appearance, exceptional temperament and their sturdy, muscular stature made them excellent working dogs.

Caring for Your Puppy

Our puppies are sold with a one-month trial plan with Trupanion Pet Insurance Coverage, effective the day of pickup. There are no limits to the amount of a claim for illness or accident and no waiting period – coverage is effective immediately after the puppies are registered by the BUYER directly with Trupanion. A Breeder code and all necessary information for registration will be provided by us as an approved Trupanions Breeder. Our puppies are raised with according to the principles of Puppy Culture, and are well socialized as they come to you.

What Food Do We Recommend?

FirstMate Free Range Lamb & Oats Formula and is made in Canada. FirstMate Free Range Lamb & Oats Formula uses Grass Fed Lamb from Australia without added hormones or antibiotics as the single protein and only two wholesome grains. The Grain Friendly™ category is free of corn, wheat, soy, potato and peas making it optimum for daily feeding or sensitivities. The chicken fat used in FirstMate Pet Foods is processed free of protein, eliminating the risk of allergies derived from chicken. FAMILY OWNED & OPERATED SINCE 1989 COMPLETE PRODUCTION CONTROL POTATO GLUTEN & PEA FREE FREE RANGE, GRASS FED LAMB WITHOUT ADDED HORMONES OR ANTIBIOTICS VETERINARIAN FORMULATED FirstMate Free Range Lamb Meal & Oats Formula is Formulated to meet the Nutritional Guidelines established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for All Life Stages excluding the growth of large size dogs (70lbs or more as an adult). FirstMate also produces the same formula with duck or fish so you can introduce different proteins without major changes in formula. Read more about rotating proteins in food here: https://www.petmd.com/dog/nutrition/evr_dg_rotation_feeding_for_dogs

CANASSIST Trauma, Emotional Support and Therapy Dog Program

CANASSIST offers training to clinicians who wish to integrate animals - especially dogs - in their therapeutic practice. The program can also assist in increasing the understanding dog trainers have, of the mental health needs of individuals who may want and need an emotional support dog or service dog. The ANIMAL ASSISTED THERAPY – COUNSELLING (AAT-C) Certificate program is a dynamic, comprehensive, and academically rigorous program that encourages critical thinking, and welcomes experiential perspectives while maintain a research and evidence-based approach to education. Experiential learning fosters student competence, flexibility and professional skill development that enables professionals to meet the complex interactions of animals in therapeutic and service relationships.


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