This Blog is dedicated to the people who live in and around Harfield Village, the articles herein have been written by locals who either work or live in the area. It is run in conjunction with the Harfield Village website and regular Newsletter and is sponsored by Norgarb Properties.
Welcome to 2018! We hope you had a wonderful summer holiday!
We were thinking that perhaps Father Christmas brought you a new bundle of fur
so to kick off the year we are looking at ……..
6 COMMON MISTAKES NEW PUPPY OWNERS MAKE!
COMPLETE THE VACCINATION SCHEDULE - One
Your new puppy will need to be vaccinated against the most
common deadly diseases. Depending on his age your pup will need a course of 2
or 3 vaccinations, 4 weeks apart, which will protect him against Parvovirus,
Distemper, Leptospirosis, Infectious Hepatitis, Parainfluenza and Rabies.
PLEASE DON’T SKIP A VACCINE! Your puppy really does need the
full course for him to develop optimum immunity.
Placing a microchip is painless and inexpensive and the best
way to ensure the safe return of your
pet if it gets lost.
FEED A PROPER DIET
Yes, there is a lot
of stuff out there about what you should and shouldn’t be feeding your puppy! The reality is that if
you start off by feeding your puppy a good quality food that is
specifically designed for its
developing stages you will be giving it the best possible start in life.
Once your puppy is vaccinated its never to soon to start
socializinghim with other dogs, puppies and people. You want your puppy to grow
into a dog that is a pleasure to have around and can cope with all situations.
Puppy socialization classes are ideal and often teach basic training skills.
5. MAKE THE
RULES AND STICK TO THEM!
Puppies are cute and cuddly bundles of joy THAT GROW!
It may be great to snuggle up with your Grate Dane puppy in bed now but you could be the one in the dog box by the
time he reaches 6 months old! Avoid confusion in your puppy’s
life by making house rules
early on and ensure all the family members stick by them.
Owning a pet can be a costly affair these days, particularly
if they have to undergo a major
procedure. There are many different pet insurances available with