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How can I give my puppy medicine?

By Brian Faulkner - BSc (Hons), BVM&S, MBA, MSc(Psych), MRCVS | 27 November 2018 | 0 Comments
A puppy having its temperature taken with a thermometer

Getting your puppy to take their medicine can often be tricky, but here are some top tips for making it stress free for both you and your four-legged friend. Giving your puppy tablets with food Firstly, check with your vet to see whether the prescribed tablets can be given with food or if they need to be administered on an empty stomach. If they can be given with food, then often the best way to get your puppy to swallow tablets is to hide them in a small amount of…

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Puppy first aid

By Petplan | 27 November 2018 | 0 Comments
A puppy standing alongside a first aid kit

No matter how vigilant you are as caring owners, your puppy can get into all kinds of scrapes, some of them serious. That’s why a little pet first aid knowledge can be a life saver, literally. Why is it so important that we, as puppy owners, learn first aid? As a responsible pet owner, being able to help your puppy when in trouble whether it is a major or minor incident will ensure your pup has the best chance of recovery and could even save their life. From a very…

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