Is a Puppy a Good Holiday Gift

Michael Baugh, CPDT KA


Dogs are amazing gifts, and anyone who loves a dog will tell you they remain a gift throughout their lives.  So, yes a puppy can be a great holiday gift for some people.

That said, I don’t recommend giving anyone a live puppy as a surprise on Christmas Morning.  ( Read more and watch video )

Teaching Dogs Holiday Manners

Michael and Stella on Fox 26 Morning News

HOUSTON – The holiday season can be full of fun and excitement for people and their pets. From Halloween trick-or-treating visitors and presents under the tree to New Years Eve fireworks, it can also be a time full of behavioral challenges.

Michael Baugh, director of training and behavior at Rover Oaks Pet Resort, explains on FOX 26 Morning News the five core behaviors that owners should teach their dogs.