Category Archives: News & Helpful Information

Puppy updates

Thank you everyone for the updates, I love seeing how they have all grown up to be such amazing family pups and so gorgeous …each and every one of them!

Best dog comb – Kim’s pick and some helpful advice on grooming!


If you are getting a doodle, you need to expect and prepare for daily home maintenance. This includes brushing AND combing, everyday. (With a slicker brush and metal greyhound comb). The end result should be the ability to get the comb from the root to tip of the hair. You always want to start with […]

Meeting your new puppy in person


Getting a puppy from Orchard Pups cannot be completed online. The online information is provided so you can view photos and information about available puppies, and find information about Orchard Pups. The first step in getting a puppy is for you to make a reservation to come to Orchard Pups for an in-person meeting with […]

Orchard Pups is extremely proud of becoming A+ accredited by the BBB


If a business has been accredited by the BBB, it means BBB has determined that the business meets accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Code of Business Practices represents standards for business accreditation by BBB. BBB programs promote trust and consumer confidence while […]

The Data Says “Don’t Hug the Dog!” New data shows that hugging your dog raises its stress and anxiety levels (click to read)


I had brought my dogs to be part of a “Doggy De-Stress Day” on the campus of a local university. These are becoming more common for many colleges in North America and are usually held during midterm exam or final exam periods. The way it works is that dogs, often therapy dogs, but sometimes just […]