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How old is your dog?

Pre-Puppy
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Pre-Puppy

What’s better than puppies? That’s right: your own puppy. So, what do you need to know before you take the plunge into pet parenthood?

0-2 months
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0-2 months

Welcome to the world little one. It’s all grow-grow-grow for your puppy right now, so there’s many things to prepare.

2-3 months
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2-3 months

Your puppy is ready to come home and turn your world upside down. It’s time to put your preparation into practice – and remember to take it all in!

3-6 months
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3-6 months

You’re entering a period of immense growth, lots of learning and new adventures. Bring on the play date with the big wide world!

6-12 months
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6-12 months

Your fur-baby is nearing adulthood. Can you see their grown self coming through? Sigh…they grow up so fast, don’t they?

12-18 months
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12-18 months

Your puppy has turned one and they might not be so little anymore. Make sure to book their first annual check-up.

18 months - 3 years
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18 months - 3 years

Your dog is one an established family member now. Enjoy who they have become and the bond you now share at this special stage.

3 - 8 years
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3 - 8 years

Your dog is a full-grown adult now. They understand where their place is in your home and the wider world.

8+ years
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8+ years

Just like many senior citizens, senior dogs have some extra needs. Learn to look after your best friend and support their health as they grow older.

0-2 months

Just like human babies, puppies need their mums. That’s why from birth to round about two months of age, those little fur balls typically stay with their mothers until they’re ready to become your new furever mate.

There’s a lot going on at those early days of puppy life. Their eyes will open at one to two weeks old, though their vision and depth is yet to develop. They’ll learn to waddle from A to B and those sharp little puppy teeth will erupt from about three weeks of age. This phase will also carve the way for future social interactions, so early socialisation between weeks three and six can be critical.

As a pet-parent to be, right now, your job is to prep and plan for the arrival of your new mate. This includes things like picking out a bed, buying some toys and getting your home puppy ready.

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