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Welcome to Puppyhood and Beyond

Supporting new puppy parents through the chaos that is puppyhood, and beyond to a
well-mannered, sociable, confident and relaxed family member.

About Puppyhood and Beyond

Who doesn’t love a cute puppy?  Mischievous, little bundles of energy!

But if you neglect to spend time and patience on their training, they can get out of control and can be a nightmare to live with. The good news is, we can help.

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Socialising Your New Pup Around Children

Socialising Your New Pup Around Children

If you have children at home then there’ll no doubt be loads of excitement about the new pup’s arrival.  Moving to a new home, with a new family, away from his or her litter mates will be very overwhelming for your pup, so it’s important that any introduction to...

Socialising Your Pup Around Humans

Socialising Your Pup Around Humans

Have you ever come across a nervous dog who hides behind his or her owner when out in public? Or a dog that barks at people who approach too closely? Chances are that they weren’t properly socialised as pups. Socialising your pup, and desensitising them to a...

Socialising Your Pup

Socialising Your Pup

You have one chance to get your puppy’s early socialisation right and it is worth investing the time and energy to do it correctly to ensure you have the best chance of raising a confident dog.There is only a short window of time for socialising your pup for maximum...

Puppy Vaccinations

Puppy Vaccinations

Wondering what puppy vaccinations your dog will need? And when? Read on to find out more. Having your new pup vaccinated against potentially fatal diseases is one of the first responsibilities you have as a puppy parent.Usually the breeder will have taken the pups to...

The Fear Period in Puppies

The Fear Period in Puppies

The fear period in puppies is a natural part of their development and is a result of their evolution in the wild. Pups tend to have 2 separate ‘fear periods peaks’, one at about 8-11 weeks old, and the other at around 5 months old, although this second one can...

Introducing a Collar, Harness and Lead to Your Puppy

Introducing a Collar, Harness and Lead to Your Puppy

Your new pup is home and settled, it's now time to introduce the concept of your puppy wearing a collar or harness and lead. So. how do you get started? Collar or Harness Sometimes breeders have already introduced pups to collars as they use different coloured collars...