Importance of socializing your pet
Socialization means learning to be part of society. When we talk about socializing pets , it means helping them learn to be comfortable as a pet within human society-a society that includes many different types of people, environments, buildings, sights, noises, smells, animals and other pets. The critical period for socialisation for a puppy is … Read more
Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious disease and causes primarily gastrointestinal disease. The unfortunate thing about this disease is that it can be prevented with adequate vaccination. Because of the virus’ hardiness, it is able to survive on inanimate objects eg shoes, clothes and anything else that has touched infected substances. Therefor the virus is … Read more
Training and Socialising
Once you’ve brought your puppy home, it’s time to start training. Your puppy needs to see you as the pack leader, which means you have to be strong, stable and consistent.
Puppies love toys, but you need to make sure you have the right toys. Teething puppies will chew just about anything – it’s important to ensure they have their own toys.
Sterilising your dog is part of being a responsible pet owner. Speak to your vet to find out when you should spay or neuter your puppy.
Welcoming a puppy home is a lot of work, but a lot of fun at the same time. Your puppy needs a little extra care to start with, but you’ll make a loyal friend for life.
Just like introducing a baby to your home, you need to make sure your space is as puppy proof as possible.
Bringing a new puppy home is a learning experience. The goal is to train good habits and build a loving relationship. Puppies need consistency, patience and positive reinforcement.
Choosing a Puppy
Don’t choose a puppy on a whim, make sure you’re prepared for what being a responsible dog owner entails, and do some research on what kind of dog would fit in best in your home.
What is the Calcium to Phosphorous Ratio?
Calcium is important for bone formation, blood coagulation, muscle contraction and nerve impulse transmission. Phosphorous is important, but too much of it can cause renal failure.