14-01-2015

Puppy Pointers – Feeding

Your puppy will do well on two feedings a day (feeding three times a day is not necessary but is OK if the puppy is under sixteen weeks of age). Occasionally, some of the toy breeds need to be fed num

14-01-2015

Puppy Pointers – Pests

Flea Control This is a time of great advances in the area of flea and tick control products. There are a wide variety of products available at this time. Many of the products are safe to use on puppi

14-01-2015

Puppy Pointers – Spay & Neuter

It is highly recommended to spay and neuter all animals that are not intended for breeding. In female dogs, spaying prevents heat cycles from occurring approximately every 5 months, and if performed b

14-01-2015

Puppy Pointers – Vaccinations

Puppies need to be vaccinated two or three times between the ages of eight weeks to sixteen weeks for DAPP (distemper, adenovirus, parainfluenza virus, and parvovirus). The reason puppies require mult

14-01-2015

Puppy Pointers – Exercise

All puppies need exercise. Puppies do well if they can run freely in a safe, enclosed yard. Walking and gentle jogging on leash are also good exercise, as is swimming. Playing “fetch” in a fenced