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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: 17 Wks 2 Days
Pet Breed: Labrador Retriever
Size: Large Dog Breeds
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: Yes
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.
A truly stunning litter of KC registered black Labrador puppies. 5 boys and 2 girls. born on 19th April. Mum. Fig .Chesilstar Gabriel. is ours and the sire is Snail .Leaworthy Samuel of Gospelash.. Fig is primarily a pet .although does go out shooting with our son.. She has excellent formation. is extremely biddable and has the most endearing character. Politeness is her top priority. Snail is a well known and very successful working dog. He is extremely well mannered with great formation and a gentle temperament. Both parents have low hip scores .Fig 2.3 and Snail 5.2. and both have excellent pedigree lineage with numerous FTCH..s on both sides. In fact. Snail has no less than 15 FTCH..s from great grandparents going forward. Pups will be ready to go on 14th June. They will be fully wormed up to date. vaccinated. treated for fleas. fully checked out by our vet and microchipped. You will be given full pedigrees from both parents. a bag of food. 4 week.. pet insurance. KC registration documents. photos of parents. a piece of blanket that the pups have laid on and as much support from us as you might need once you have taken them home. It goes without saying that we will only let the pups go to what we consider to be good. permanent homes. All viewing is by appointment only and a deposit is required upon choosing a pup. If you would like to see lineage. pictures of previous pups. more pictures of the parents or anything else at all then please let me know and I will be happy to send on. This is Fig..s final litter. Her previous litters have all produced amazing. quality puppies who are currently working and.or competing as well as being family pets. We have lots of photos of her previous pups if you would like to see them. The 1st photo is of Fig with her last litter. The 2nd photo is Fig on a photo shoot for a magazine The 3rd photo is of Snail
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: