"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?
Vaccination – The diseases we vaccinate against and why
Parasite Control – including Heartworm disease and tick prevention
Diet – Do you know how to choose the best food for your growing puppy?
Socialization, house-training and obedience – Raising a happy, fulfilled and well-behaved dog
Exercising my new puppy – when, where and how
Dental Care – Dogs, like people, have teeth that need to be taken care of too!
Spaying and Neutering
Preparing Yourself Financially
Emergencies – Is it an emergency? Do we need to see the vet?
- Reputable resources for further information (Internet, reading and video recommendations)