Posts Categorized: puppy training

Teddington vets discuss exercising your puppy and kitten

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Puppies and kittens often have endless amounts of energy and enthusiasm, this is a great way to view the world, and we should encourage this optimism to help create confident cats and dogs. Harnessing this energy into appropriate exercise regimes will also result in happier, healthier pets. How much exercise does my puppy or kitten… Read more »

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Top tips for new puppy owners

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Tips and advice for new puppy owners As we get closer to COVID-19 related restrictions being slowly relaxed you’ll be looking forward to getting out and about more with your new puppy. Or, perhaps you’re thinking of buying a new puppy as life returns back to some kind of normal? Whatever your circumstances, we’ve put… Read more »

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Starting your puppy off right!

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If you’ve recently got a new puppy, you may be wondering how to give them the best start to life. According to Dogs Trust, the first four months of a puppy’s life are crucial. It is when they learn what to make of all the things they experience in the world. Problems can arise when… Read more »

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Chester goes to Puppy School – week 3

Our 3rd puppy class with Vet4Life was at the beautiful Surbiton practice. Chester was very excited, a good time to practice “settle” at our feet. In class we introduced sit and stay, walking through tunnels, high five and advanced attention exercise. Chester loved it! At home Chester has truly made it his own; crate training… Read more »

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Chester goes to Puppy School – week 2

Training is already beginning to pay off! Chester is becoming more confident each day; he is being exposed to new things outside the house as we carry him about: family, friends, a variety of strangers, other dogs, cars and the weather! At puppy class we continued to make friends with the other puppies and introduced… Read more »

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Chester goes to Puppy School – week 1

This is Chester, a cockapoo puppy new recruit to puppy class. Follow our blog to read about Chester’s puppy school experience and training! Chester, a cockapoo, has begun his journey to become the perfect puppy. At 9 weeks old Chester is beginning to learn his name, sit, down, come and where is acceptable to use… Read more »

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Puppy training and socialisation

Here at Bruce’s Doggy Day Care, we’re always being asked how to train puppies. And given they can be quite a handful in their early years, it’s understandable why! Puppy training should actually go one step further, however, and factor in puppy socialisation, which refers to the process a puppy undergoes to learn key doggy… Read more »

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Sending your puppy to school

Have you just got a new puppy? Why not enroll him or her on one of our puppy training courses? Every puppy needs to be taught good manners and socialisation skills. These include: responding to his or her name, good behaviour around other dogs, coming back when called, walking nicely on the lead, sitting, and… Read more »

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