Caring for your new puppy

There's a lot to consider when you first bring your new puppy home, including feeding, walking, training, vaccination, socialisation and child safety. We'll help to ensure you're well prepared to care for your new four-legged friend.
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Picking up your new puppy

Ensure you're well prepared when you go to pick up your pup, so you can both have a relaxed journey home.

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As your puppy grows into an adult

From behavioural changes to sexual maturity, discover what you can expect as your puppy grows into an adult dog.

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Feeding your puppy or dog well

It's important that your dog has a balanced, healthy diet. Learn more about which diet is best for your dog.

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How to socialise your puppy

Like human children, puppies are not born with the social skills that they require to live with their family. Learn why socialisation is important.

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The best environment for your puppy

Young puppies have a lot to learn, so it's best to ensure your home is 'dog proof'. Learn more about how to keep them safe and sound.

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Child safety around puppies and dogs

When introducing a new puppy or baby into the family, follow these steps to ensure the whole family is happy living together.

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What about when I'm away?

Do you occasionally have to leave your puppy alone for more than a few hours?

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Holidays with your dog

From farmhouses and gites, to villas and castles, explore our range of dog-friendly properties.

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Dog care

As a new dog owner, it's important to know how to take care of your dog and of your responsibilities as well.

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