New Puppy Checklist
A young puppy is a lot like a newborn baby. They need constant supervision, regular feeding, and regular toileting! It’s understandable that bringing a new puppy home can be both an exciting and often slightly nerve-racking process.
To ease the nerves, we’ve put together a new puppy checklist which includes some essential items you need, as well as some important things to consider in order to be as prepared as possible for the new addition to your family!
Puppy Vaccination Schedule
Have you welcomed a new puppy into your home? Apart from the essentials like food, water, and shelter; they also need worming, flea control, tick control, vaccinations, and regular health checks with a Vet.
As a puppy parent, there’s a lot of information to take in, so we’ve created this guide to puppy vaccinations to help answer any questions you may have.
Puppy Feeding Guide
The question of what you should feed your puppy, is perhaps the question most commonly asked by new dog owners.
Whatever puppy diet you feed, it is essential that the diet is complete and balanced. That is true for adult dogs as well, but is even more critical for puppies, and even small deficiencies or imbalances of nutrients in the diet can lead to life-long problems if that diet is fed during growth.
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Pawsome Dog Grooming Tips
Grooming your dog doesn’t always mean a pretty hair cut nor does it always require a professional groomer. In fact a lot of it can be done and home with a few simple pieces of equipment. Not only is regular grooming important to help maintain your dog’s coat and nails but it can be an excellent bonding activity for you and your dog.
Prevent and Treat Fleas in Dogs & Cats
Despite their small size, fleas are a source of misery for many dogs, and their families. As well as causing discomfort when they bite, fleas on dogs can also spread potentially serious diseases to people, making flea prevention important for the welfare and health of your entire family.
This article will give you some tips on how to tell if your dog has fleas, how dogs get fleas, how to prevent fleas on dogs, and how flea treatments for dogs actually work. Along with some interesting (or revolting) flea facts...
How Often Should I Worm My Dog?
The thought of parasites such as worms infesting your dog is an unpleasant one. Parasites are common in the environment and can have serious health implications for us, as well as for our dogs. We are fortunate to live in an era when we have many effective deworming products to keep our dogs safe and healthy.
It can be baffling to choose a deworming strategy, read on for a complete run down of options for your dog.
Puppy Toilet Training Made Easy
When toilet training a puppy, the most important thing you can bring is patience. Some pups will get it within a few days, while others can take months.
How to Clean Your Pet's Teeth?
The gold standard for optimising your pet's dental hygiene is tooth brushing. Not all pets will tolerate strange objects in their mouth straight away, so it is important to gradually introduce the use of a toothbrush.
This will take time! It is best to start this routine in young pets, however it is possible for many older pets too.
Why Play Should Be A Priority For Your Pooch
Socialising, playing, and “letting off steam” fills us with happy hormones and generally makes us more content.
Did you know the same also applies to your dog?