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Your new puppy

So you’ve got a new furry bundle of fun coming home! Here’s everything you need to know to give them the best start in life.

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Cockapoo puppy checklist

Cockapoos may have first arrived into our world through a happy accident between the union of a Cocker Spaniel and…

08 June, 2021

Case study: New puppy, new way of life

Meet Pickle and his humans, Xanthe and Dan!  Pickle is a 6 month old Miniature Dachshund who has been living…

28 January, 2021

Case study: A day in the life of a PitPat puppy

Meet Eric and his owners Steven and Louisa!  Eric is the newest addition to the PitPat office pups, and we…

26 January, 2021

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Importing puppies and dogs to the UK: what you need to know

Since the UK went into lockdown in March 2020 demand for puppies has soared and stayed high. This demand means…

15 January, 2021

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Grooming your puppy

Grooming your puppy is an essential part of their routine, and whether you take your pup to a professional or…

23 December, 2020

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Surviving puppy adolescence

Your puppy is an angel. They’ve learnt all their tricks, they have perfect recall, and they love to snuggle with…

22 December, 2020

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Puppy socialisation and habituation

The experiences that your puppy has whilst they are young will stay with them for the rest of their life….

21 December, 2020

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Buying a puppy during lockdown

Updated on the 21st of December 2020. Please consult your local government guidance for the most up to date information….

21 December, 2020

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What vaccinations does my puppy need?

Having your puppy vaccinated is one of the most important things that you can do for their health. Ensuring your…

21 August, 2020

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How to house train your puppy

Owning a puppy is a full-time job. As a new puppy parent, you’re responsible for all their needs including feeding,…

20 July, 2020