Puppies and Dogs For Sale in UK

Archive for March, 2012

Visiting the Vet

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Going to the vets with your puppy needn’t be a struggle and the easiest way to ensure that this remains the same way even when your bundle of fluff becomes a fully grown dog is to start whilst your dog’s still young.

It’s always a good idea to take your new puppy along to see the vet when you first acquire them just for a quick check-up and their initial injection. The vet will examine and weigh them. The examining part’s the important part to introducing your puppy to being handled and you can begin this at home with your puppy.


Things to consider when buying a Dog

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Is there such a thing as an easy dog to care for? The simple answer is not if you do it properly. There are certainly easier breeds than others to look after in different ways and this is a very important factor to consider when thinking about welcoming a canine chum into your life.

For instance a long-haired breed will take a lot more time grooming than a short-haired breed so to home an Afghan Hound with its luscious coat will take considerably more effort than a Jack Russell with its shorter coat. Yes Afghan Hounds are truly stunning dogs but to maintain their flowing coat takes a daily brush. Most breeds are generally the same with other aspects of grooming such as claw clipping and showering/bathing these tasks aren’t daily or even weekly unless of course your pooch is involved in the show-world where appearance is everything!


Toys for Dogs

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Puppy and dog toys come in all shapes and sizes, so much so that it can be quite a daunting task selecting a toy from the huge array available in pet shops today.

Now your initial task is to decide what you want your canine chum to actually do with the toy, and don’t just say ‘play’! There are puppy and dog toys designed more towards fetching, chewing, swimming, training and even toys to make your doggy friend think and interact. The last group come mainly in the form of board games for dogs, yes you did read that correctly, the general concept’s the same for each one. Your dog has to work out what to do in order to receive a tasty treat, they actually have to use their nose or paw to move objects.