Before bringing your beloved puppy home, it's important that the puppy is over 8 weeks of age. Puppies still require their biological mothers before they are let go to their new home. This period of 8 weeks allows the pup to be socialised correctly, their personality formed and be taught learnt behaviours.
If you’re suspicious that the puppy is being sold before 8 weeks of age, then please report them to us.
Age:1 Years 8 Months 28 Days
Pet Breed: Mixed Breed
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By law, your dog will need to be microchipped. Your dog's microchip forms part of their permanent form of identification. It is vitally important that your details are kept up-to-date; so that you're able to be contacted, should your dog, unfortunately, go missing.
The implantation of the microchip is a simple process. The chip will always be placed around the neck of the dog.
Since 6th April 2016, it's now compulsory that all dogs over 8 weeks old must be microchipped and the seller's information details are registered on the database. Microchipping is the responsibility of the breeder and they must have all the correct information updated on the database before the puppy or dog is adopted or bought.
You must make sure you receive the microchip documentation with the chip number and then arrange to change the microchip details into your name.
Puppies are safe from majority of infections for the first few weeks of them being born. From being a young pup their immunity is passed on from their biological mothers milk. However, this changes when they reach the age of eight weeks old.
All puppies should receive 2 vaccinations, the first between 8-10 weeks of age and the 2nd vaccination 2 weeks later around the age of 10-12 weeks. Older dogs may also need booster vaccinations and this is normally recommended by the vet. It's important that you check with the seller what vaccinations the puppy or dog has had and ask for the relevant paperwork. It's worth noting that puppies should have had their first vaccination before they leave their mother. If the seller has not provided a vaccination plan, then this becomes your responsibility to make an appointment with the vet for both vaccinations. A puppy needs to have vaccinations 7 days before allowing them to interact with the outside.
The cost of your puppies vaccinations will vary depending on what type of dog breed they are; normally they cost in the region of £30 to £60. This cost is minor in comparison to the life threatening diseases they can catch should they not be vaccinated correctly.
Neutering your pet is an important decision that should be made very early on in the puppies early years. Male dogs are neutered around the age of six to seven months and female dogs are normally spayed around the age of six months old.
Neutering your pet is a great idea if you’ve decided against your dog from having puppies in the future and has many health benefits.
The process is always carried out under general anesthetic. As with any surgical procedure, there are some risks involved and if you have any concerns you should consult your vet before. Your dog will have some slight discomfort after but can be easily nursed back to their normal selves with some love, care and any medication prescribed by the vet.
KC Registered: No
If the following advert stipulates that the puppy or dog is KC Registered, this means the dog has been registered with the Kennel Club. Registration with the Kennel Club allows you access to lots of information and advice on pet welfare, training, breeding and many other pet welfare subjects.
With this, the seller should provide you with the pedigree certificate which shows all of the dog's details and the dogs lineage and ancestors. It is your responsibility to ask the seller for a copy of this certificate before buying or adopting the puppy or dog. It's worth considering to check the documentation and phoning the Kennel Club to verify the registration.
Being part of the Kennel Club also allows you to show your dog and compete in many events throughout the country.
If this advert indicates no registration with the Kennel Club, this will mean that the puppy or dog will not come with a pedigree certificate from the Kennel Club.
Hi everyone i have a japanese akita cross German Shepard and I'm looking for a friend for her. Shes great with other dogs and now that she is settled im looking to introducing a pup into the house ????
So just a little bit about Sasha, Sasha is very energetic, she loves going on walks and is very playful. Over the past few months we've had people allow their dogs to stay over to spend time with sasha to make sure we are making the right decision. What we have learnt is she will benefit from a pup that is able to keep up with her. The most recent dog we had (and we thought he was going to be one) was a Labrador cross akita/husky however as he was a lot older he didnt seem to be able to keep up with her. (For a picture of Sasha sew below). Also i have 6 cats and they would benefit from a puppy to get used too not a big dog.
Me and my partner live in a 2 bedroom house with a huge garden (back, side and front) so plently of room to play and have fun. My partner works part time and i attend university only twice a week so im home most of the time, as we have just moved Sasha hasn't been going to her classes as my partner has cut down his hours at work and he is home with her most of the time (we dont like leaving her on her own for long periods of time) however in a few weeks she will be going back again. She will be attending her Saturday training class and will be attending puppy day care to sociolse with other dogs and new people.
Many people offer the suggest to go through a rescue however i've tried with many and they are very costly and as i have refused to seperate my garden into 2 bits im not allowed a pup off them (the only reason i have refused is because my dog enjoys having loads of room to run and play and im not restricting her space for no good reason) as my garden is secure with both a fence and wall. ( i am getting it made higher but a pup cannot get over it at all)
We are looking for a pup, good with cats and dogs :) We are looking for a dog that is a big breed due to sasha being big?
House checks and visits are more than welcome and i'll keep you up to date :) i can also get a reference from the people i got my pup from as they have been kept up to date since day one
Feel free to message me :)
Are you planning on giving this pet a home? Please make sure to visit our Dog Advice section for further information on being a responsible owner and general pet advice. However here are a few helpful dog related articles which we recommend you read before you make your final decision to adopt or buy a dog: