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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.

3-6 months

This is an important time for you and your puppy. Now that you’ve laid all the groundwork, it’s time to experience the big wide world.

At three to six months of age, your four-legged pal will experience an intense growth spurt and weight gain, so keep an eye on their feeding guidelines to make sure they get the best nutrition.

By 16 weeks they should be fully vaccinated, and have flea and worm treatments sorted, which means the world is their (squeaky) oyster, so this is the time to explore. Venture further on walks, maybe try off-lead parks, take them to a doggy beaches or even on a getaway. This will be a good way to test their newly gained skills in different environments and cement any training routines.

At the same time their adult teeth will be coming in, so you might want to hide your favourite leather loafers and invest in some heavy-duty chews.

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First Month with a New Puppy

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Puppy Crying

Why do new puppies cry and how can we help reduce crying and calm a new puppy?

Is my dog an Introvert or Extrovert

What do introverted and extroverted mean and how can you tell where your dog falls on the scale?

Bored Dogs - Beating the Backyard Blues

Problems with digging, excessive barking and destructive chewing? Your dog might be bored. Here's some simple things you can do to help beat these backyard blues.

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.