Puppy 6-12 weeks

Puppy 6-12 weeks

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Vaccination                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       There has been a debate raging over the last 10 years about whether or not to vaccinate your pet and how often one should do so. The controversy has arisen around the fact that newer vaccines have longer protective times and that over vaccinating has caused health problems in some cases.                                                                                                                                                                                                        Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deworm
There are many good reasons to keep your puppy free of parasites. 
Puppies should be dewormed from 2 weeks of age every 2 weeks until they are 12 weeks.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
House training
The first rule of successful house training is patience and consistency.
The second rule of house training is to reward success and not punish accidents.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Large vs small breed nutrition
Dogs are a very usual species in the animal kingdom in that there is such a huge weight difference between breeds. The Chihuahua weighing 1kg has an almost identical genome to the Irish Wolfhound weighing 70kg.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Socialisation
The puppy’s most influential formative experiences will occur before the age of 8 weeks although positive interaction before the age of 16 weeks is considered beneficial to long term attitudes towards strange people and animals.