Moving Home With A Dog

Moving home with a dog

In this article Moving home with a dog. Key takeaways Keep your dog’s routine the same Register with a new vet and update your dog’s microchip details Use a car crate or dog seatbelt/harness to keep your pet safe Pack your dog’s things last Keep your dog stimulated while your unpack Explore your new house … Read more

How Much Do Puppies Sleep?

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In this article How much do puppies sleep? Key takeaways Most puppies sleep between 18 to 20 hours a day. Puppies need to sleep most of the day while they’re growing as it’s crucial for the healthy development of their brain, muscles, and immune system. To promote sleep, keep your puppy on a sleep schedule. … Read more

Puppy Zoomies – Everything You Need to Know About Dog Hyperactivity

Puppy zoomies

In this article Puppy zoomies. Key takeaways Puppy ‘zoomies’ are outbursts of energy that can include running, jumping, yelping and snapping. ‘Zoomies’ or hyperactivity typically last between 1 – 10 minutes. The main cause of ‘zoomies’ is pent-up energy. ‘Zoomies’ commonly happen after situations of excitement but also stress.   Manage ‘Zoomies’ with regular mental … Read more

Why is my puppy breathing so fast when asleep?

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In this article When can you bathe a puppy? Key takeaways There are numerous reasons why your puppy could be breathing fast while sleeping, in most cases, it’s simply a normal sign of REM sleep. Puppies tend to take in more breaths per minute than adult dogs. The average resting breathing rate for puppies is … Read more

Working from home with a puppy

Working from home with a puppy

In this article Working from home with a puppy. Key takeaways Make a daily schedule for your puppy that fits around work Know what to expect from your puppy based on their age and breed Plan activities for your puppy during breaks to keep them stimulated Use toys and chews to occupy your puppy while … Read more

Puppies first bath

Puppy's first bath

When Can You Bathe a Puppy for the First Time? In this article When can you bathe a puppy? Key takeaways You can start bathing a puppy at 8 weeks. It’s recommended you wait until your puppy is at least 8 weeks old to start bathing them.  Try to avoid bathing your puppy from week … Read more

How to Help Your Puppy Stop Crying In Its Crate

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How to stop your puppy from crying in its crate at night In this article How to stop your puppy from crying in its crate at night. Key takeaways Keep a routine. Puppies thrive on routine which will help them understand when it’s time to settle down to sleep. Crate location is key. Start by … Read more

How Much Water Should a Puppy Drink

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In this article How much water should your puppy be drinking? Key takeaways How much water a puppy needs to drink depends on its age, weight and activity levels. If your puppy is fully weaned, the general rule is 1 ounce of water per pound of body weight each day. So, an 8-week-old puppy that … Read more

Puppy dehydration

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In this article Puppy dehydration. Key takeaways Be aware of common causes of puppy dehydration. Inadequate fluid intake, diarrhea, vomiting, fever, and heatstroke. Always seek Vet advice if any symptoms persist. Look out for symptoms of puppy dehydration. Signs of dehydration include dry or tacky gums, inelastic skin and lethargy. Due to their lack of … Read more

11 Week Puppy Development – What To Expect

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In this article 11 Week Puppy Development – What To Expect At 11 weeks old, your new puppy will be a lot more active and mischievous than they were at 8 weeks of age. You certainly have your work cut out for you! But don’t worry, our handy 11-week-old puppy guide will help you know … Read more

7 Week Puppy Development – What To Expect

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In this article 7 Week Puppy Development – What to Expect Onwards Owning a 7-week-old puppy is exciting, but they need a lot of time, care, and attention. Dogs, especially when young, require a lot of work and commitment. Puppies should still be with their mother and siblings until at least 8 weeks of age, … Read more

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