January 7th, 2013
The start of a new year in a veterinary hospital is always exciting. That’s because when Christmas and New Year’s celebrations are over, pet owners finally have time to bring in their favorite presents to see us… Christmas puppies. If you look through the archived blogs, you’ll find lots of information on raising new pups (Advice on How to Handle Christmas Pups, 2011), but here are a few puppy facts you may want to add to your book of knowledge.
My dog Scout was a Christmas puppy. Here are some tips for raising a healthy puppy you might have received during the holidays.
Puppies are so cute and cuddly that we simply can’t resist giving them a hug. But they grow up soooo fast. In a blink of an eye, that 5 pound pup weighs 55 pounds and bounds around the back yard like a young colt. Pups develop much faster than human babies do, so a 3-month-old pup is more advanced than a human infant of the same age. Here are a few milestones of puppyhood, and tips for raising a happy, healthy puppy. Read the rest of this entry »
July 11th, 2012
We live in the age of formulated match making. Do you know someone who filled out a personal profile for an online match making service and then found a perfect mate? Guess what? Now we can find our perfect pet in the same way. Read the rest of this entry »
January 7th, 2011
Were you one of the many people on Santa’s “Nice” list who were happy to find a squirming puppy in a Christmas stocking? I’m sure you were elated, but the poor pup likely had a good reason to squirm! He was in a strange place with strange people and strange sights, sounds, and smells. Imagine being taken from your mother and siblings only to be plopped down in foreign territory! Just because he now lives in your house doesn’t mean your new pup actually feels at home. Read the rest of this entry »