Welcome to VitaPet Central For Dogs

Building a strong and lasting relationship with your pet is one of the most exciting, joyous and, sometimes, challenging adventures of your life - and that’s where we come in.

We’ve created a place you can go for trusted advice, practical support and recommendations.

Because we get pets, so you can too.

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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.

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Puppy Adult Weights

Find out how big your precious puppy is likely to be when they grow up into an adult.

Why do Dogs Hump

Dogs humping is normal behaviour and is nothing to be embarassed about! Find out why they do it and how you can control it.

Most popular Puppy and Kitten names for 2021

How popular is your puppy or kitten's name?

Dog Desexing

Benefits of desexing far outweigh the risks but the right timing is important. Apart from reducing the number of unwanted puppies, the benefits of desexing range from avoiding certain behavioural traits to medical problems later in life.

When do puppies open their eyes?

When puppies are born, their eyesight and hearing isn't fully developed. Do you know when this happens?

How to Stop a Puppy from Biting

Biting is a natural puppy behaviour, but how do you make sure it doesn't disturb you or your family.

Puppy Health Checklist - 12 Weeks

Here are some helpful things that you can check off to reassure yourself that your puppy is healthy and starting life off on the right paw.

Puppy Health Checklist - 12 Months

A handy list to ensure you’ve kept all of their healthcare needs in check as they grow from puppy to adult.