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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Positive Reinforcement Dog Training & Motivation

The key to positive reinforcement dog training and behaviour modification is finding what motivates your dog the most to follow your instructions or perform a behaviour.

Is it safe to feed my dog table scraps?

Your dog will often hang around even before you know it’s dinner time. But is feeding table scraps to dogs actually safe?

Keeping your Dog Cool in Summer

Dogs can suffer from heat stress more often than humans do, due to their furry coats, higher core body temperatures and how they use their bodies to cool down. So how do you keep them cool during the hotter months?

Puppy Adult Weights

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

Keeping your Pets Safe around the Home during Holidays

Your pets love having extra quality time to spend with their families, the holidays also bring a number of risks and dangers to your pets. Here's some tips to keep your pets safe around the home during the holiday season.

Dogs Travelling on Planes

At some stage you may need to take your dog on a plane with you. Here's our tips on how to transport your dog on a plane as safely as possible.

Road Tripping with your Dog

It is very common to organise a road trip with your dog with everything else in the back seat. To ensure it all goes smoothly, here are 5 top tips to help you prepare for taking a dog on a road trip with you.

Dog Park Etiquette

Dog parks are perfect for your pooches to play, let off steam, and socialise with other dogs. So how do you make sure it's also fun for everyone?

Moving Home with a Pet

Moving houses is said to be one of the most stressful things a person can do in their life, but what impact, if any, does moving homes have on our pets?

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 Friendly Cupcake Recipe - Halloween Puppy Fun

This dog-friendly cupcake recipe for Halloween will have your pup howling with excitement!