First Vet Visits

ROCKET READER First Vet Visits You will want to take your new puppy to the vet as soon as possible. He can often find things you might have missed. Ask friends and family who they recommend. Visit the office before

Travel and Holidays with Your Puppy

ROCKET READER Travel and Holidays with Your Puppy Taking your best friend with you everywhere you go is always a treat. But if you are flying halfway across the country, is it worth taking the pup with you? Can you

The Dreaded Bath

ROCKET READER The Dreaded Bath Giving a dog a bath can be fun or it can be a terror. Puppies either love or hate the water. There is no middle ground. When giving a puppy a bath, consider two things.

The Cat is Not a Chew Toy

ROCKET READER The Cat is Not a Chew Toy Puppies will chew on anything in sight. Plants, electric cords, furniture, and you brand new $100 shoes. They are bored and trying to entertain themselves or teething. You must let the

Socialization of Your Puppy

ROCKET READER Socialization of Your Puppy You will want to be able to take your puppy for walks and for rides. You need to get him used to meeting people and other animals. There are many ways to acclimate him

Puppy Vaccines

ROCKET READER Puppy Vaccines Vaccines are important to your dog’s health as they help to ward off illnesses that may otherwise cause problems. A vaccine helps the puppy‘s immune system build up antibodies to the specific disease for which it

Puppy Safety

ROCKET READER Puppy Safety Before you bring the pup home, you will need to dogproof your home. Much like a curious child, your puppy will be into everything. You must keep a vigilant watch over what goes into your puppy‘s

Puppy Parasites

ROCKET READER Puppy Parasites There are too many internal and external parasites that dogs develop to list here. They begin in the fetal life of the pup and most times, the Mom already had them when she became pregnant. After

Puppy Health and Giving Medicine

ROCKET READER Puppy Health and Giving Medicine You need to keep a watchful eye on your pup at all times. His environment, food, and social factors can affect him in different ways. Most importantly, he can become deathly ill with

Puppy Development

ROCKET READER Puppy Development A puppy progresses almost like children do. They need to eat, sleep, and learn new things along the way. Always interact and play with your puppy to give him exercise and keep him mentally and physically