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The Versatile Mastiff – Bracing

The Versatile Mastiff – Bracing

Mastiffs are a versatile working breed that can excel in a range of dog sports and jobs. In this article, the first of our series on the breed, we look at mastiffs working in the ring as a bracing team. Learn more about bracing and if it is the right sport for you and your mastiffs. 

The Origins of a Name - Hazelwood Kennels

The Origins of a Name - Hazelwood Kennels

What's in a name?

Find out why Hazelwood Kennels was the name we choose for our kennel. 

Little Hearts

Little Hearts

A small post inspired by all the little hearts I've sent out into the world. For more information on those little hearts, you can visit past litter pages as well aspuppies in their homes. 

Socializing your Puppy Checklist

Socializing your Puppy Checklist

An easy to use checklist to help you socialize your mastiff puppy. 

Puppy Fetal Development

Puppy Fetal Development

In this article, we explore the week by week development of a puppy fetus, along with some information on how pregnancy progresses for mom. 

Weight and Your Mastiff

Weight and Your Mastiff

When it comes to owning an English Mastiff, one of the many questions you will hear on a regular basis is how much does he way? With such an emphasis on this question, it is no wonder that so many owners worry about their Mastiff’s weight and how quickly, or not so quickly, their Mastiff is growing.

Eyesight Development in Puppies

Eyesight Development in Puppies

Puppies are born blind but their eyesight develops very quickly over the first 8 weeks of life. In this article, we explore the three main milestones of eyesight development in dogs. 

Puppy Socialization Milestones

Puppy Socialization Milestones

When it comes to development, puppies go through many different stages both physically and mentally...and when you look at socially, you will see a large number of socialization milestones. All of these milestones are important for development and we will go through each one in depth.