Taking those first few steps with a new pet?
Well this is a good place to start: for training hints, practical tips, health advice and nutritional information to give your pet the best. A good start is vital so that you and your pet can have a long and happy life together.
Step 1: Training – implementing good boundaries and training sets the foundation for a good, healthy and happy relationship between you and your pet.
Options to consider when getting a dog is enrolling them into puppy school – please see our Puppy school service for more information.
Options to consider when getting a cat: is your family set up, needs and desires. Please see our article on NEW CAT.
Options to consider when getting any type of new pet: is your family set up, needs and desires. Please see our article on NEW PET.
Step 2: Life stage diets (also see dietary and nutritional advice for more info)
- Pregnant and lactating bitches (word to define a female dog), queens (word to define a female cat) and other pets need to have a specific feeding diet to provide them with all their necessary needs to stay a strong and healthy mommy. The proses of feeding needs to start from the day you know she is pregnant.
- Puppies / kittens / baby animals, just as human babies, need their kick start with good old mother milk.
- Senior ( also see geriatric care)
Step 3: Parasite Control (Please see our article on WHAT ARE THEY?)
- Endo parasites
- Ecto parasites
Step 4: Preventative medication
- Routine check ups
- Yearly vaccinations
- Geriatric check up
- Dental Care