What To Consider Before Getting A Puppy

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In this article What You Need to Consider Before Getting a Puppy: Key takeaways Don’t buy a puppy on a whim. It is never advised to buy a pup on a whim, without doing plenty of research before. Potential owners must determine if they have all of the resources needed. Raising a puppy is an … Read more

How to travel safely with a puppy in the car

how to travel safely with a dog in the car

In this article Car travel is really important and an everyday occurrence for many dog owners in the UK. Although perfectly legal to travel with a pet, unrestrained dogs can be a distraction whilst driving in the car.   We take a look at the UK Government guidance on pet travel and what you can … Read more

Dog puzzle toys for dogs

Puppy chewing shoe

Support ThePetJourney.com. We may have included affiliate links in this article. Read more about how we make money. In this article Best Dog Puzzle Toys for 2022 Dogs are intelligent, curious animals and in order to stay healthy and happy, they need to exercise their minds as well as their bodies, just like you and … Read more

Should you let your puppy sleep in your bed?

Puppy sleeping in owners bed

In this article Should you let your puppy sleep in your bed? There is a running debate in the dog owner community about whether you should let your puppy sleep in your bed. A common decision is to start your pup sleeping in their own crate, providing the option to let them in the bed … Read more

Why do puppies bark in their sleep?

puppy sleeping in bed

In this article Why do puppies bark in their sleep? Puppies can certainly display some bizarre behaviors, and yelping in their sleep is one of them. But why do puppies bark in their sleep?   Dogs bark or make other vocalizations during sleep when they dream, so it’s completely normal behavior.   Twitching, jolting, and … Read more

12 Week+ Puppy Development – What To Expect

Walking Labrador puppy

In this article Week 12 Onwards Puppy Development – What to Expect Now that your puppy is 12 weeks old, you’ve probably noticed they’ve come on leaps and bounds since they first came home. They should be settled into their environment and used to being around you (perhaps a little too much!).   This stage … Read more

Why Do Puppies Twitch In Their Sleep?

puppy dreaming

In this article Why do puppies twitch in their sleep? A puppy twitching in their sleep can be worrying as it can be mistaken for a seizure for a first glance. However, most of the time, the occasional twitch here and there during a nap isn’t a cause for concern.   Many dogs shake or … Read more

Puppy teething

beagle puppy chewing on a treat

Puppy Teething – Everything You Need to Know In this article Puppy Teething A teething puppy can be frustrating to deal with. When they’re not using your hands as chew toys, they’re gnawing everything else in sight, including those brand new shows you’d just bought. Unfortunately, teething in puppies lasts several months, so it’s not … Read more

How much exercise should your dog get?

How much exercise should your dog get?

How much exercise should your puppy get? In this article How much exercise should your puppy get? One of the most important activities for keeping your dog fit and healthy is exercise, but up to 40% of owners fail to do it. Without daily walks, dogs can become bored, stressed, and destructive, in addition to being at … Read more

6 week puppy development what to expect

Border Terrier with 6 week old puppies playing

In this article Week 6 of Puppy Development – What to Expect Puppies can certainly be a handful, particularly in the first couple of months of their life when they are learning about the world around them. But at 6 weeks old, your puppy is still a little too young to leave their mother and … Read more

6 Month+ Puppy Development – What To Expect

6 month old Labrador retriever

In this article 6 Puppy Development – What to Expect It seems like only yesterday you were bringing your tiny puppy home for the first time. But at 6 months old, your pooch is now considered an adolescent.   They’re in the final stretch of their development stage, and pretty soon you’ll have an adult … Read more

10 week puppy development – What To Expect

10 week cavalier king charles spaniel

In this article 10-Week-Old Puppy Development – What to Expect Caring for a 10-week-old puppy can certainly be a bit of hard work as a lot has changed since your pooch was 8 weeks or even 6 weeks of age.   In addition to being more adventurous (and mischievous), a 10-week-old puppy is now older … Read more

9 Week Puppy development – What To Expect

9 week old lab puppy

In this article 9-Week-Old Puppy Development – what to expect At 9 weeks old, your puppy should either have had a week to settle in with you or is about to come home for the first time. Hopefully, your house is fully prepared for the addition of a new pup and you have everything you … Read more

8 Week+ Puppy Development – What To Expect

taking your puppy home

8 Week Old Puppy Development – What To Expect In this article Puppy Development 8 Weeks to 12 Weeks The day’s finally come and you’ve just brought your new puppy home. Hopefully, you’ve got everything you need for your new dog. But there’s still time to check out our in-depth puppy preparation guide if you … Read more

Do Puppies Dream?

french bulldog dreaming

In this article Do puppies dream? Yes! Puppies do dream – they even dream of normal experiences from day-to-day life, just like humans.   In fact, dogs dream similarly to humans, which means they think of everyday experiences and replay things that have happened to them during the day while they are asleep. How do … Read more