Puppy Health & Care

Make sure you're taking care of your new puppy so he can and live life to its fullest. Stay on track with your puppy's development and get your questions answered about how to know if your puppy is healthy and when it's time to take him to the vet.

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First-Year Puppy Vaccination Schedule Chart to Follow

Not sure which shots your puppy needs in his first year? Follow this puppy vaccination schedule to make sure your pup’s health is on track.

What You Need to Know About Feeding Your New Puppy

From weaning through the change to adult dog food, here’s everything you need to know about giving your dog a nutritious start.

Understanding Puppy Shots: All the Vaccinations Your New Pup Will Need in Their First Year

The puppy vaccination series can help save your dog’s life. Learn all about which shots your dog must have and which you might want to consider.

Why Your Puppy Has Diarrhea & What To Do About It

Puppies can get diarrhea for a variety of reasons, some harmless and easy to treat and others more sinister. Mild cases can be managed at home, but here’s how to know if a puppy with diarrhea should be seen by a veterinarian.

How Much Should My Puppy Eat?

Knowing how much to feed your puppy will help set your new sidekick up for success.

4 Must-Dos When Potty Training a Dog

Potty training, housebreaking, doing his business outside. These are all terms for the same thing: training your dog to pee and poo outside (rather than on your favorite rug). Teaching your dog this important skill set requires consistency and patience from you. Oh, but it’s worth it.

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How to Socialize a Puppy & Why It’s So Important

Learn the why, when and how to socialize the newest member of your family—the one with the roly-poly body, four tiny paws, and a kissable face.

Everything You Need to Know About Kennel Cough in Dogs

Veterinarian advice on kennel cough symptoms and causes as well as treatments. Plus how to prevent your pup from getting it in the first place.