Socialization (12 wks old)

Kitto is 12 weeks old.  After being indoors for all this time, his world is suddenly BIG. Kitto's vet checkup yesterday (All Stars Veterinary Clinic) went great.  Kitto's heart, ears and joints are sound and maturing normally.  His musculature is filling out well.  He weighs about 4.3 lbs.  He eats well, self-feeding on three different high-end kibbles, with 1/3 to … Continue reading Socialization (12 wks old)

Socialize Early, Often, Forever

We expose our puppies to as many new situations, sounds, places, things, animals, and safe surprises as possible during the third and fourth months of life.  They are outgoing more than fearful during this period, and so this the easiest time for them to learn.  Dogs can still be taught after this period, however it is more difficult … Continue reading Socialize Early, Often, Forever

Kitto’s Personality

Kitto's parents were chosen for temperament, health, and conformation to breed standards, but the Alaskan Klee Kai genetic pool is smaller than that of the cheetah.  Genetic dice can roll unexpectedly, but we can share what Kitto is like in real life.  Some of his traits are common, but they might be expressed more strongly or gently than normal.  … Continue reading Kitto’s Personality