Puppy advice

Getting a new puppy is an exciting time, but it can be stressful too. With so much to learn about how to give your puppy the best start in life, becoming a new owner can sometimes feel daunting. Whether you already have a new addition to your family or you are thinking about getting a new puppy, we have lots of helpful advice.

Complimentary first puppy consultation

We want to help you get off to the right start with your new puppy. We’re proud to offer a complimentary health check for your new puppy under the age of one.

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Crate Training

Opinion is often divided on crates, but many experts agree that it’s a useful training tool that can help puppies and some older dogs feel secure. It’s also a helpful way to ensure that your puppy can stay safe when you’re not in the room – usually used at night, but also for short periods during the day.

How to cope with puppy biting

When your puppy gazes up at you with their big eyes and playfully nibbles on your hand it can seem utterly adorable. However, when they are young puppies have razor sharp teeth, so when the nibble progresses because they’re excited – it hurts a lot! It’s normal for puppies to mouth and bite, if you don’t control their behaviour from the outset you could be storing up bigger problems for later on.

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Caring for your new puppy

It’s exciting when you get a new puppy, but make sure you cover the basics so that you and your puppy can look forward to a happy and healthy future.

Advice for your new puppy or kitten

Our new registrations clearly show that many of our clients are using the current lockdown as an opportunity to add a new member to the family. Recognising that they have a rare opportunity of extra time at home to transition the pet without the usual busy work and school routine.

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Your essential puppy and kitten guide

Learn all you need to know about introducing a new puppy or kitten into the family.

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Vaccinating your puppy

Vaccinating your new puppy is essential and is the best way for you to protect against many harmful diseases.

Your essential puppy guide

With so much to learn about how to give your puppy the best start in life, becoming a new owner can sometimes be stressful. Download your free Puppy Guide, packed with information about their first year.

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Vaccinating your puppy

Vaccinating your new puppy is essential and is the best way for you to protect against many harmful diseases. Find out why and when you should be vaccinating your puppy.

The importance of puppy socialisation

There are many benefits to puppy socialisation; the window of opportunity is small, so it’s important to know what you need to do and when.

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Online Puppy Training

We are pleased to have partnered with a team of puppy trainer behaviourists who at the present time are able to offer training online, and from the comfort of your own home or garden. Enquire about puppy training here.

Medivet Healthcare Plan

Regular care that’s always there. Our healthcare plan is a convenient way to give your dog the everyday care they need each year to stay happy and healthy.

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The importance of insurance

Insurance can offer peace of mind, especially in challenging times. At Medivet, we are committed to providing trustworthy, expert advice that helps you care for your pet, including advice on choosing the right insurance policy to protect your pet.

For all your puppy advice, speak to your local Medivet practice.

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