The Essential Guide to Pawrenthood
View our step-by-step instructions on how to take care of your newfound friend!
Preparing for a puppy
Decided on the fur(love) of your life? These are some guides to help you ease your way into becoming the best pawrent out there! Ensure you have prepared sufficient space for them to sleep, exercise and have their business done!
*Tip: Hide all your expensive gadgets and cables well!
Set up their playpen, bedding area and pee tray once you reach home.
Make sure you have fresh water accessible for the puppy at all times.
Do let them roam around the house for some time (30-45mins) for the first 3-5days.
They might sneeze due to new scents they pick up in the new environment but you don’t have to worry.
Place them in the playpen and leave them alone.
The change of environment might be stressful for some puppies and it’s alright! Give time and space for them to adapt.
It takes lots of love, time and money to care for your pet in its entire lifetime. You need to set aside time to feed, bathe, groom, train, exercise, and play with your pets. Money is also needed for cages, feed bowls, food, accessories, veterinary bills and training. These costs may add up to a substantial amount in the long run.
Once you have gotten your new pet, be sure to bring your pet to a veterinarian for an initial health check. The veterinarian will be able to advise you on the vaccinations and the necessary treatments your pet needs.
Training your pet
Training helps to enhance the relationship between you and your pet. A trained pet is able to follow its owner’s instructions, and should be rewarded for its obedience. The training process helps to build and strengthen the bond between you and your pet. Training also helps you better understand your pet, resulting in greater respect of and appreciation for it.
Training your pet can be time-consuming and frustrating at times, but it is well worth the effort. Here are some tips on how to train your pet: