Tag Archives: puppy

12 ways to keep puppy safe and occupied at home

Whether it is by choice or for financial reasons, most pet owners have a career that keeps them busy and they can’t always be at home during the day to look after their pets. There are many ways that you ...

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Q & A: Learning to swim

Q: When is the best age to teach a puppy to swim? A: Most dogs will start to paddle when placed in water, but this does not mean they can swim if left in the water. I am not sure ...

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Q & A: Puppies chewing objects

Q: My five-month-old puppy seems to want to chew all the time and does not only stick to his toys. He chews our furniture, shoes and anything else he can find. What can I do to discourage him from chewing ...

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Q & A: Puppy hiccups

Q: Although it is very cute, I am still concerned about my puppy having hiccups a lot these days. Is it normal? A: A puppy getting hiccups is completely normal. They may have hiccups on and off throughout the day. ...

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Look for these qualities before you choose a puppy

You have come this far – you’ve chosen the breed, found a reputable breeder you can trust, and now you have to choose a puppy from the litter. Always ask the breeders for advice, as they will most probably know ...

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Beware puppy and kitten scammers

Over the past decade or two, the internet has grown exponentially, and with it social media platforms. Pet owners have better access to information about caring for their pets and raising happy and healthy animal companions. For animal welfare organisations, ...

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Pets are not Christmas gifts!

Buying Christmas gifts can be so much fun. But if you’re thinking of buying a puppy or a kitten as a gift for anybody, think again – no matter how special that person is. Here are eight reasons why you ...

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Before you buy a puppy…

You’re all hyped up and really love the idea of a new puppy in the house. But, be careful where you buy your puppy from and remember: Never, ever buy a puppy as a Christmas gift for somebody else, and ...

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Choosing the ideal breed dog

We all have different personalities, and dogs also have character traits that make them special. To ensure that you are happy with your new furry friend and that you will be compatible, find a breed that will suit your lifestyle ...

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