Open or Closed Kennel? Why should this matter to me?

 

Closed Kennel:

[endif]Puppies are whelped in a closed environment:

This means the puppies are kept away from the comings and goings of an average household until they go home to their puppy parents. This includes humans; except the 1-2 people designated to help in whelping the litter. No other animals, humans, potential puppy parents, the Fed- Ex man, nobody can set foot within the home, yard or anywhere that a germ might get to the puppies.

For the first 5-weeks of life this is ideal. Newborn pups spend most of thei