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taking your puppy home

puppy care

Congratulations on getting a new puppy! Taking care of a puppy can be a rewarding and fulfilling experience, but it's also a big responsibility. Here are some puppy care instructions that can help you give your new furry friend the best possible start in life:

Provide a Safe and Comfortable Living Space: Make sure your puppy has a comfortable and safe place to sleep, preferably in a crate. The crate should be big enough for the puppy to stand up, turn around, and lie down comfortably, but not so big that they can use one side as a bathroom and the other for sleeping.

Feed a Nutritious Diet: Your puppy's diet should be balanced and appropriate for their age, breed, and size. You can consult with a veterinarian to get advice on the best food and feeding schedule for your puppy.

Regular Exercise and Playtime: Puppies have a lot of energy and need regular exercise and playtime to stay healthy and happy. Take your puppy on short walks and play games that help them burn off energy and stimulate their minds.

 

Socialisation and Training: Socialisation and training are essential for puppies to develop into well-behaved, happy dogs. Introduce your puppy to new people, dogs, and environments in a positive and controlled way. Enrol your puppy in a basic obedience class to teach them basic commands and behaviour.

Regular Vet Visits: Regular visits to the vet are important for your puppy's health. Schedule appointments for regular check-ups, vaccinations, and preventative care such as flea and tick treatments.

 

Regular Grooming: Regular grooming is important for your puppy's health and hygiene. Brush your puppy's coat regularly to remove loose hair, and bathe them as needed. Trim your puppy's nails, clean their ears, and brush their teeth to prevent dental problems.

Love and Attention: Finally, remember to give your puppy lots of love and attention. Puppies need lots of affection and positive reinforcement to feel secure and develop strong bonds with their owners.

By following these instructions, you can give your puppy the best possible care and set them up for a happy, healthy life.

inclusions

When you buy a puppy, it’s important to understand what’s included in the price you pay.  At Ngalla Kennels, we pride ourselves on raising happy, healthy pups and are committed to provide you with the best value for money.  With this in mind, there are several things that are included in the price you pay;

  • Vet checked and vaccinated at 6 weeks of age (c3)

  • Health certificates and vaccination records

  • Breeder Registration Certificate and summary of breeding history

  • Microchipped with Certificate 

  • Vet Checked

  • Wormed at 2, 4, 6 and 8 weeks of age

  • Weaned on puppy dry food

  • DNA Health cleared

  • Socialised with adults, children and other dogs

  • Toilet trained on grass from 4 weeks of age

  • Introduced to play and fun times in the home setting to prepare him/her for its future indoors lifestyle.

FAQs - frequently asked questions

How much is my puppy?

Price on application - please get in touch.

Is my puppy up to date on its vaccinations?

Yes, the puppy has received its 6 week vaccination and has been dewormed.  We recommend you contact your local vet for advice on future vaccinations and deworming.  Your puppy's next scheduled vaccination is on the vaccination card that you received with your puppy.

 

What kind of food does my puppy eat?

The puppy is currently eating Royal Canin Puppy food.

Is my puppy house-trained?

The puppy is still young and may need some more training, but we've started the process and can provide guidance.

 

What kind of health guarantee do you offer?

We offer a life time health guarantee against any genetic or hereditary diseases, but there are some instances where environmental causes can come into play.  Should you be unable to continue to care for your puppy/adult dog please contact me, as I may be able to assist re-home or take the dog back for rehoming.

 

How often should my puppy see a vet?

The puppy should see a vet monthly until fully vaccinated, then at least yearly for check-ups and to maintain its health.

What kind of training does my puppy need?

We recommend to sign up for puppy training school at your local vet to learn basic commands and socialisation.

 

What is the puppy's socialsation like?

We've socialised the puppy with people and other animals to help it adjust to new environments.

 

What kind of exercise should my puppy get?

The puppy should get minimal exercise initially to stay healthy and happy. This can be increased as the pup grows. Please do not let your puppy jump excessively whilst it is still growing as this can have an impact on its joints.

 

How do I introduce the puppy to my other pets?

It's important to introduce the puppy to other pets slowly and carefully, and we can provide guidance on how to do so.

 

What kind of toys or activities do you recommend for my puppy?

Your puppy enjoys toys or activities that are appropriate for its age and breed, and we can provide guidance on what toys and activities are safe and beneficial for the puppy.

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