Common Dog Breeds That May Need Extra Grooming Attention


Your dog may be a breed that requires more grooming than others. While long-haired dogs obviously need more grooming, short-haired breeds need it, also. Keeping your dog groomed is important for overall appearance and comfort. Without grooming, some dogs may experience serious matting or even hairballs. Here are some of the common breeds whose coats need the most attention. Cocker Spaniel Cocker spaniels have long, soft, and flowing hair all over their body.

27 September 2022

Vaccination, Socialisation, and Your New Puppy


Your puppy should have already received some of its required vaccinations before they even join your family. The ideal pet vaccination schedule for a puppy begins as early as six weeks of age, with a number of other core and discretionary vaccinations then needed throughout their early years. But these early weeks are also the best time to socialise your dog, teaching them valuable behavioural skills that will serve them throughout their life.

21 June 2022

Desexing a Pregnant Dog: Why It May Be Necessary


There are two ways that can conclusively prevent unwanted pregnancies in dogs. Your dog can have no interaction with any dog of the opposite sex (aside from desexed dogs). This isn't awlays a valid option, and the only other method is pet desexing. If a dog falls pregnant, you may assume that you've missed the opportunity to have her desexed, and must wait until the puppies are born. This isn't in fact the case.

8 March 2022