How to help your puppy sleep through the night

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In this article How to Help Your Puppy Sleep Through the Night Welcoming a puppy to your home is an exciting experience, though, naturally, you’re sure to have some worries about your new companion. One of these concerns might be how to help your puppy sleep through the night.   A crying puppy can be … Read more

What to Prepare Before Your Puppy Arrives

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In this article What to Prepare Before Your Puppy Arrives Counting down the days before the arrival of a new puppy is extremely exciting, and the special day can’t come quick enough. But before you welcome your puppy into your home, it’s best to use that spare time to make some preparations for your new … Read more

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

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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?

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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

Do puppies pee in their sleep?

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In this article Do puppies pee in their sleep? Like babies, puppies don’t have all of their reflexes developed when they are very young. It takes time for the bladder muscles to develop and for them to understand that they can’t just go anywhere in your house. House training also requires a bit of time … Read more

Should puppies have water at night?

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In this article Should puppies have water at night? Key takeaways Puppies should have water at night and at all other times. Restricting water, while advised by some, carries real risks.   It’s advised you leave water in your puppy’s crate overnight. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals backs the UK’s … Read more

Why is my puppy peeing a lot?

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In this article Puppy Peeing a Lot – Every 5 minutes, 10 minutes – What’s normal? If you have recently become a puppy owner, you’re probably wondering why everything seems so taxing. There’s teething, a lot of eating, a lot of sleeping, and unfortunately, there’s also a lot of pooping and peeing. Training your puppy … Read more

12 Week+ Puppy Development – What To Expect

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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?

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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

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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