Care advice

Care advice

As a new puppy or dog owner, you will be aware of the responsibilities that come with dog owning and caring for your dog. However, you will also benefit from the incredibly rewarding and pleasurable experience of dog ownership.

In time, with the correct training and care, your puppy or dog will hopefully become a well-adjusted adult who is a pleasure to own and a credit to you and the dog society at large.

This section includes information for when you first bring your puppy or dog home and provides support and tips on socialisation environment, feeding, walking and much more.

Collecting your new puppy from the breeder

Remember to take:

  • comfortable dog carrier.
  • cosy blanket.
  • water and food for longer journeys.

When you collect your new puppy it will probably be nervous being taken away from its litter and environment for the first time. Here are some tips on how to make your new puppy as relaxed as possible:

  • Try to minimise exposure to loud noises.
  • Settle your puppy in a carrier.
  • Don’t let children or adults handle the puppy too much if it’s nervous.
  • Keep your puppy well ventilated.
  • If the puppy shows signs of distress sit quietly and comfort it.
  • Make sure you give your puppy comfort breaks and take spare bedding – puppies are inclined to wee when nervous or excited!

Puppy Play

Every dog owner has a duty of care to make sure that their dog gets at least one walk every day. Unlike most activities dog walking is something that the whole family can enjoy and better still, it doesn’t cost anything at all. Puppy exercising Puppies need much less exercise than fully-grown dogs. If you […]

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Care advice

As a new puppy or dog owner, you will be aware of the responsibilities that come with dog owning and caring for your dog. However, you will also benefit from the incredibly rewarding and pleasurable experience of dog ownership. In time, with the correct training and care, your puppy or dog will hopefully become a […]

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Dog walking

As your puppy’s guardian, it’s your job to interact with, socialize, and train her to help prevent abnormal play aggression. You can accomplish this in a number of ways. Provide lots of exercise opportunities. Healthy puppies are loaded with energy, and it’s important to provide them with productive ways to expend it. Make sure your […]

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