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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.

Dog Presents and Including your pup in Christmas

Dog Presents and Including your pup in Christmas

If your pup is a part of the family like mine, then you no doubt include them in all family festivities especially Christmas. I get my dog Christmas presents each year including a stocking as well as getting myself a present or two from my dog.

Dog Christmas Presents

I spoil my pup all year round, but at Christmas, I feel like I have an excuse. I’m still buying him stuff anyway, so I tend just to put all the things I buy him in December under the tree as Christmas presents.

He loves it because he gets all these new Christmas dog toys as well as delicious treats. On Christmas morning he has a blast getting to sniff out his new toys and treats, as well as playing with any wrapping.

Santa photos with your dog

Just like others take their kids to get their photo with Santa, I enjoy taking my pup to get his own Santa photos. I also jump in, and we wear something festive to have some fun.

Most shopping centres often have days for your dog. You also can find multiple photographers that offer dog photos, whether it’s with Santa or just in a festive theme. It makes an awesome personalised Christmas card to send out.

Treating

Everyone loves to enjoy the Christmas feast, and this includes your dog. Just remember though, that you shouldn't be sharing any of your family Christmas feasts with your pooch. If you feel the urge to spoil them, look to some delicious treats - making sure you're treating responsibly.

Silly fun for Everyone

The Christmas season is all about enjoying yourself, and you can include your pup in all the fun. My dog and I often dress in matching festive outfits at all our Christmas parties with friends and family.

There are so many fun dog outfits for the festive season. My pup has a wide selection of bows, bandanas, harnesses, leads and outfits ready to show off each year.

I love including my pup in all my Christmas celebrations, and I know that he loves it too. He loves getting to see his friends and family, and he gets so many Christmas presents and treats.

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