Puppy Advice

Advice for puppies
Christmas safety tips for your puppy

Christmas is a time we all want to enjoy, especially with our four-legged friends by our side. However it's important not to forget those key Christmas safety tips during a time where there are more potential hazards in and around your home...

When do puppies lose their teeth?

Like humans, dogs have two sets of teeth during their lifetime. The first ‘milk’ teeth are very small and white and razor sharp and needle-like...

When can puppies go outside?

You can begin taking your puppy outside and walking them once their vaccination course is complete – somewhere usually between 8 – 10 weeks.

Stop puppy biting

How to stop your puppy biting - play biting is a natural canine habit puppies demonstrate as they learn what’s appropriate social behaviour. Puppies need to learn their jaws can inflict pain and how much is appropriate.

How far should I walk my puppy?

When you begin taking your pup out for walks aim to educate rather than strenuously exercise him — getting out will allow you to begin to introduce more new sights and sounds.

Choosing a name for your dog

Naming your dog is one of the most important aspects of welcoming him into your family, as Karen Bush explains...

Why does my puppy eat his poo?

If your puppy eats his poo on a regular basis, then behaviourist Claire Arrowsmith may be able to offer some tips on how to stop him...

How can I help my puppy to calm down?

One of the best life skills to teach a dog of any age is how to settle in the house, or anywhere else you need him to. This is a really easy exercise to teach but one that should be included in your training from the very start of your life together.

Why won't my puppy play on his own?

Trainer Tony Cruse offers some tips on how to keep your puppy entertained and interested in his toys...