Puppy and Kitten advice
Giving your pet the best start in life begins with getting the best expert advice
We know that becoming a new pet parent can be an overwhelming, yet rewarding time. That's why, here at Vets4Pets, we want to give you the best expert advice to ensure your puppy or kitten has the best start in life.
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Letting Your Kitten Outside For The First Time
Knowing when and how to let your kitten outside can help you have peace of mind as you introduce your little bundle to the big wide world!
Playing With Your Kitten
Every kitten loves to play so keep yours happy and active by playing ball, dangling strings and generally playing your part in keeping it entertained.
Getting Puppies Used To The Car
Unfortunately car travel for some can be really difficult, as dogs can develop phobias or even true car sickness. So how do you keep your dog happy in the car?
A puppy vaccination can help keep vulnerable pups safe and healthy. Find all the advice you need about puppy vaccinations and request an appointment online.
Introducing Puppies To Cats
Getting a puppy is a really exciting time, but not all the family may share your enthusiasm! Read our expert advice for some hints and tips.
The Kitten Socialisation Period
Learn how to introduce your kitten to new experiences and socialise them during their socialisation period with useful pet health advice from Vets4Pets.
Preparing For Your New Puppy
A new house can be a scary place for a young puppy, so if you're bringing one home, learn how to prepare for its arrival and make it welcome.
Teaching Your Puppy To Sit
Learn how to train your puppy to sit down when you command through our tips such as using treats and praise to reinforce good behaviour.
Avoiding Puppy Biting
When there’s a new puppy in the house, everyone wants to be part of the fun! Learning to regulate how hard teeth come down is called ‘bite inhibition’.
Crate Training Your Puppy
Crate training is a fab way to make sure that your dog has a place of their own, and it can also help with sleep and toilet training too.
House Training Your Puppy
Toilet training one of the first things you should teach your puppy, and it’s worth picking up some hints and tips before you bring your pet home.
Bringing Your New Puppy Home
Is there anything more exciting than bringing your puppy home for the first time? Watching them take their first steps into their new family is fantastic.
Teaching Your Puppy To Lie Down
Basic training is important for all pups, and ‘lie down’ is a common one to get you started. Read our expert advice for some hints and tips.
Fleas And Your Puppy
Find out how to spot the symptoms of fleas on your puppy here. Find advice and treatments to ensure your pet does not suffer from these pests. Read online now.
Bringing Your New Kitten Home
Bringing home a new kitten is an exciting time for the whole family. Find out how to help make sure your newest ball of fluff feels welcome and safe.
Getting Ready For Your New Kitten
Getting a new kitten is lots of fun but you should follow our advice on preparing for your new pet to make sure the house is safe and kitten-friendly.