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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Perfect Pocket Training Treats

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Dogs and Car Anxiety

Does your dog get anxious about car travel? See tips from Lara Shannon from Pooches @ Play.

Fat in Dog Food

Most people think fat is all bad. But is that truly the case?

Yucca Extract for Pet Food: A Natural Solution for Stool Odour Control

Find out the most compelling reason for incorporating Yucca schidigera extract into pet food is its ability to reduce stool odour.

Impact of Food on Dog Skin Health

Healthy skin starts with a healthy diet; tips for looking for dog foods that are good for their skin.

Choosing the Right Puppy School or Trainer: A Comprehensive Guide

Tips for choosing a puppy school to ensure proper training and socialisation for your new pooch.

Identifying Behavioural Issues in Puppies

Explore the key behavioural issues that can arise in puppies and discuss effective ways to identify and manage them.

Growth of Large Breed Puppies

How can you help your large breed puppy develop healthy bones and joints?

How Food Impacts Puppy Growth

Learn how your choice of puppy food impacts their growth and development.

Puppy Immunity Development

Some tips on how to strengthen your puppy’s immune system.

Preparing for a Puppy

Four tips to prepare for the arrival of your new puppy, covering everything from puppy-proofing your home to establishing a routine and gathering essential supplies.

How to Puppy Proof your Home

Eight easy checks to ensure your house is puppy proofed and ready for your new furry bundle.