Raising Happy Puppies: Insights from Weaver Family Farms

At Weaver Family Farms, we are more than just breeders; we are a family deeply committed to raising happy and healthy puppies. Nestled on a 4-acre farm in Cairo, MO, we specialize in breeding Cavapoos, Cockapoos, miniature Poodles and sometimes maltipoos and king charles cavaliers! Our approach to puppy care is rooted in love, attention, and a deep understanding of what these adorable creatures need to thrive. Let me share with you some insights and tips on puppy care that we've learned over the years.

Our Unique Approach to Puppy Rearing

Our journey in raising puppies is built on the foundation of family values. Each puppy at Weaver Family Farms is treated as a part of our family, receiving ample love, care, and socialization. We believe that the early weeks of a puppy's life are crucial for their development. That's why we ensure they are well-socialized, exposed to various experiences, and start their training early. This approach leads to well-adjusted puppies ready for their forever homes.

Tips for New Pet Owners

1. Early Socialization is Key: Just like we do at our farm, it's important for new pet owners to expose their puppies to different people, pets, and environments. This helps in developing a well-rounded and sociable dog.

2. Consistent Training: Training should start as soon as your puppy settles into their new home. Consistency is key. Use positive reinforcement techniques to encourage good behavior.

3. Proper Nutrition: Feeding your puppy the right diet is crucial for their growth and health. We recommend high-quality puppy food that meets their nutritional needs.

4. Regular Veterinary Care: Regular check-ups with a vet are essential. This ensures your puppy is up-to-date with vaccinations and is growing healthily.

5. Love and Patience: Raising a puppy requires a lot of love and patience. They are learning about the world around them, and your guidance is crucial in shaping their behavior and personality.

Raising Happy Puppies: Insights from Weaver Family Farms

Our Available Puppies

At Weaver Family Farms, we occasionally have puppies available for adoption. You can check our current availability and join our waiting list to find the perfect furry addition to your family. Our puppies are raised with the utmost care and love, ensuring they are healthy, happy, and ready to bring joy to their new homes.

Learn More About Us

To learn more about our methods, our puppies, and how we can help you find your new best friend, visit our homepage. We also offer helpful tips and information on puppy care, which can be incredibly beneficial for new pet owners.


Raising a puppy is a journey filled with learning and joy. At Weaver Family Farms, we not only focus on breeding healthy puppies but also on educating new owners on the best practices in puppy care. Here are some additional insights and resources from our experiences.

Importance of a Healthy Lifestyle

Exercise and Play: Puppies are bundles of energy, and regular exercise is crucial for their physical and mental well-being. On our farm, we ensure that our puppies have plenty of space to run and play, which is vital for their development. We encourage new owners to provide similar opportunities for their puppies. You can find more about this on our Updates & News section, where we share insights and stories from our farm.

Balanced Diet: A balanced diet is key to a puppy's health. On our Helpful Tips & Information page, we share advice on puppy nutrition, including what to feed them and how often. This guidance is based on our years of experience in raising healthy puppies.

Training and Behavior

Training starts from day one at Weaver Family Farms. We believe in gentle, positive reinforcement methods to encourage good behavior. New pet owners can benefit from our insights on basic training techniques and behavior management. Our website offers resources and articles that can guide you through the early stages of puppy training. Although, a puppy will not be potty trained typically when they leave us, a lot of that must be done in the puppies new home with you and the pups new home.

Health and Wellness

Regular health check-ups and vaccinations are non-negotiable aspects of puppy care. On our farm, we ensure that all our puppies receive the necessary vaccinations and health checks before they go to their new homes. We also provide new owners with a health schedule and important milestones to watch for in their puppy's development. This information can be found in our detailed guides and articles on puppy health on our website.

Building a Lasting Bond

The bond between a puppy and its owner is special. We cherish this bond and provide tips on how to strengthen it. From the first day you bring your puppy home to the joyous years that follow, every moment is an opportunity to build a deeper connection. Our website features stories and experiences from other pet owners who have adopted from us, offering real-life insights into the joys of puppy ownership.

What should I consider before adopting a puppy from Weaver Family Farms? Before adopting a puppy, consider your lifestyle and environment. Puppies require time, attention, and a stable environment. Think about the size of the puppy when it's fully grown and whether you have enough space. Also, consider your ability to provide for the puppy's physical, emotional, and health needs. We provide more information on these considerations on our FAQ page.

How can I ensure my puppy adapts well to its new home? The key to helping your puppy adapt is patience and consistency. Create a welcoming and safe space for your puppy. Establish a routine for feeding, potty breaks, and sleep. Spend quality time with your puppy to build trust and bond. We share more tips on this in our blog section, offering insights into making your puppy's transition as smooth as possible.

Are there specific training methods recommended for Cavapoos, Cockapoos, miniature Poodles, and Maltipoos? While each breed has its unique traits, positive reinforcement training methods work well for all. These breeds are intelligent and respond well to rewards-based training. Consistency and patience are key. On our website, we offer breed-specific advice and general training tips that can be very helpful for new owners.

How often should I take my puppy to the vet? Regular veterinary check-ups are crucial, especially in the first year. Puppies need several rounds of vaccinations and routine health checks. After the first year, annual check-ups are recommended. We provide a health schedule and important milestones for puppy owners on our Health and Wellness page.

What is the best way to socialize my puppy? Socialization should start early. Expose your puppy to different people, pets, and environments in a safe and controlled manner. Positive experiences during this early stage can help prevent fear and aggression issues later. We share more about socialization techniques and their importance on our website.

Can I visit Weaver Family Farms before adopting a puppy? We understand the importance of knowing where your puppy comes from. We welcome potential adopters to visit our farm by appointment. This gives you a chance to meet us, see how we raise our puppies, and find the perfect match for your family. You can contact us through our website to arrange a visit.

How do I choose the right puppy from a litter? Choosing the right puppy depends on your lifestyle and preference. Consider the puppy's temperament, which should match your lifestyle and energy level. We provide guidance and support in selecting a puppy that's right for you. You can find more information on how to choose a puppy on our Choosing a Puppy guide.

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