Overtired Puppy: What Is Overtiredness and 9 Ways To Help

Your puppy is cranky, rebellious, and slightly wild… and you’re wondering if your puppy is overtired.


It really does sound like it could be the case. Too-tired puppies turn from being these cute little balls of fluff into a tiny terror with teeth – and they’re rotten to live with.

The temptation is that a young dog needs a lot of exercise when this happens, as that might be your tactic with an adult dog! But it may not be the best way with your puppy.

The good news is that it’s quite easy to fix.

By my experience? One of the reasons puppies become wild dogs, is because they’re overtired.

Tired Vs Overtired

What’s the difference between tired and too tired?


Think of kids! I know I used to do it (and you probably did too right?) I would get overtired when it went past bedtime and

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Why Does My Puppy Go Crazy in the Evening?

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You’re sitting on your couch watching TV after a long day at work. Your sweet puppy is sleeping next to you. 

Everything’s peaceful and serene like a picture postcard.

All of a sudden, he takes off like a rocket, running frantically around the room. Like clockwork, he goes crazy in the evening. You’re wondering what happened.

In this article, I’ll explain possible reasons why your puppy suddenly becomes a whirlwind in your formerly peaceful family room. And I’ll explain what you should do in response.

Puppy Crazy At Night - white puppy lying down in bed with toy in paws.

My Aussie mix Millie routinely zips around the room late at night. And my Lhasa apso Ralphie joins in the fun. 

Bouncing around, jumping from couch to chair and running like race cars on track, they have wild looks in their eyes and opened mouths, smiling

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How to Train an Aggressive Puppy

Aggression in a puppy is something that causes pet parents to worry, understandably so!


Afterall, it’s not what you’ve imagined, is it? When you, as a new pet parents bring home their puppy for the first time, you likely imagine playtimes in the backyard, trips to the dog park, and all the fun memories you’ll make with your new furry friend. 

Because of this, seeing your puppy growl or lunge, whether at you or another dog, can be a big—often scary—surprise. 

But it’s important to take a breather and look at puppy behaviour and figure out if this is truly aggression or aggressive behaviour. Still it’s something you’ll want to figure out and remedy as soon as possible, it being tackled right away makes it so much easier to live with your puppy throughout their future with you!

Before you label your puppy aggressive, read on to learn how

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How And When To Switch From Puppy To Adult Dog Food

How And When To Switch From Puppy To Adult Dog Food

A dog’s lifespan can be categorized into three age groups: puppyhood, adulthood, and senior years. As it ages, your dog’s dietary requirements transition to accommodate its changing needs. Also, their appetite may transform as they mature. This is why it’s essential to know the best time to switch brands and types of kibbles that’d suit your dog’s health and eating habits.

Food for puppies is designed to be packed with calories and essential nutrients for building bones and muscles and strengthening their bodily systems. Meanwhile, many adult dogs require calories, nutrients, and protein in specific amounts to maintain their strength while staying at a healthy weight. Because of the difference in the dietary requirements, dogs must be given the type of nourishment appropriate for their age.

If you’d like some suggestions on how and when to change your dog’s diet from puppy food to adult dog food, you can consider

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How To Deal With A Scared Puppy (Steps To Confidence)

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As puppies grow up, they go through many different developmental stages.

Unfortunately, it just so happens that some of these stages are based around fear, which can lead to you having a very scared puppy at home.

Many new puppy owners are left wondering how on earth their rambunctious little pup went from being the life of the party to being scared of their own food bowl within a single week.

This is a completely normal thing to happen, though; you have done nothing wrong!

Puppies tend to go through two fear periods in their lives where they become very wary of their surroundings and fearful of new experiences and objects.

They can also develop a sudden fear of old experiences and objects, too, which can be exhausting and worrisome for

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