New Puppy

New member of the family

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Dietary Advice

It is important to feed a complete puppy diet. The easiest way to do this is to feed a manufactured food. Dogs are carnivores so it is important to avoid products with very low levels of protein such as Pedigree chum, Butchers or supermarket brands. These typically contain less than 4% animal protein. Very good quality diets include Royal Canin, Hills, Eukanuba, Wainwrights, James Wellbeloved and Chappie.

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Neutering in Dogs

What is neutering?

Neutering is the removal of reproductive organs in domestic animals.

  • Castration: removal of testicles from a male animal

  • Spaying: removal of ovaries and uterus from a female animal

 

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Dental Care for Dogs

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Your dog's teeth should be clean and white. The gums should not be inflamed or swollen. It is a good idea to get your puppy used to having their mouth examined and to start brushing their teeth as early as possible. This is the best way to keep tartar at bay! We don’t advise using human toothpaste as it tends to foam in their mouth which can put them off! The earlier you start the easier it is.

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