"When you feel lousy, puppy therapy is indicated" - Sara Paretsky

 

Congratulations on your new companion! We wish you many years of health and happiness together.

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about your new friend’s health and well-being.

And, thank you for entrusting us with the care of your new little one.

The topics listed below are important areas to think about when first getting a new puppy.

Have you considered each of the following?

  1. Vaccination – The diseases we vaccinate against and why

  2. Parasite Control – including Heartworm disease and tick prevention

  3. Diet – Do you know how to choose the best food for your growing puppy?

  4. Socialization, house-training and obedience – Raising a happy, fulfilled and well-behaved dog

  5. Exercising my new puppy – when, where and how

  6. Dental Care – Dogs, like people, have teeth that need to be taken care of too!

  7. Spaying and Neutering

  8. Preparing Yourself Financially

  9. Emergencies – Is it an emergency? Do we need to see the vet?

  10. Reputable resources for further information (Internet, reading and video recommendations)