Kitten & Puppy Care
Kittens are adorable, fun and unique and at times can be quite exciting. kittens are very mischievous, full of energy and can often be time consuming but it is important to remember that providing a home for a kitten is a commitment for its lifetime. Before you take on a new kitten, there are a few things to consider so here are a few details and tips on how to look after and take care of your kittens
kittens should have fresh water and food which should be changed regularly. As the kitten grows into an adult there weight should be monitored closely to ensure it is not being under or over fed. Speak to your vet and they should be able to provide information on the most appropriate diet and feeding regime for your kitten.
Kittens should be vaccinated from eight or nine weeks of age. They will require a second set of vaccination at around 12 weeks which will help protect them against serious infections and diseases.
Kittens are really playful and can race around and then fall asleep exhausted the next moment. A sleeping kitten can be very endearing, but it is important not to disturb them as good-quality sleep is needed for their growth and development, both physically and behaviourally. Just like babies, kittens need lots of sleep, so make sure they get plenty of time to rest.
Puppies are without a doubt some of the most adorable things on the planet. Parenting a new puppy, however, is no walk in the park. Here’s a guide to help you care for the new addition to the family.Before you decide on getting a puppy make sure you think on what sort of breed would be suited to you. this is important as you will need to think whether you want to commit to a small bundle of fun.
First of all choose a vet, recommendations from friends and family should help you choose the best vet for your puppy. Once you get your new addition take them to the vets to have a check up and set up a vaccination, flea and worming plan which is important to keep your puppy nice and healthy. You can also get advice on getting them neutered.
puppies should be fed multiple times a day so heres a recommended guide.
Age 6-12 weeks – 4 meals per day
Age 3-6 months – 3 meals per day
Age 6-12 months – 2 meals per day
Make sure there is plenty of water to drink.
Puppies shouldn't be taken out until two weeks after there second vaccinations please get advice from your vet.
establish a bathroom routine, Knowing when to take your puppy out is almost as important as giving her praise whenever she does eliminate outdoors. Here’s a list of the most common times to take your puppy out to potty.
When you wake up.
Right before bedtime.
Immediately after your puppy eats or drinks a lot of water.
When your puppy wakes up from a nap.
During and after physical activity.
it is important to have your pup groomed and bathed regularly.