Briar: introducing water
LITTLE BRIAR Is growing like a weed and now weighs 11kg at four months old. Since the weather has improved I decided to introduce water. This is not vital at this stage but when the weather is good it is a great opportunity to introduce a puppy to water. I started with a small hard plastic paddling pool and kept it shallow. I used tennis balls and other toys and just let her play. The older dogs worked extremely well to help encourage her in.
The beach is also a great place to introduce them to water. It is important they can run in the water to begin with rather than it be too deep and they