About Dogs

About Dogs

Whether you are thinking of getting your first dog, or you have had dogs in your family for many years, there is always something more to discover about dogs.

 

How Old Should Puppies Be Before They Leave Their Mother?

How old should puppies be before they leave their mother? There are essentially two schools of thought about this; some believe 8 weeks is the right time, while others prefer 12 weeks. But all responsible breeders agree that any time before 8 weeks is too early. No matter how keen you are to bring your new puppy home, it is vitally important that they do not leave their mother and...

Becoming a New Puppy Owner

How to Prepare For Your Puppy’s Arrival and Enjoy His First Days With You So you’ve thought long and hard about getting a dog, discussed it with the whole family, and now you are ready to take the plunge. You’ve decided that you want a puppy rather than an adult dog, and it’s almost time for you to collect him. There’s a lot to think about if you’re becoming a...

Is Getting a Dog the Right Thing For You?

I’m sure you’re familiar with the saying “A dog is for life, not just for Christmas”. Adding a dog to your family is a big responsibility, and you should think long and carefully before you decide. Is getting a dog the right thing for you? This article is a starting point to help you understand what getting a dog really means, so that you can make the right decision. A...