Advert: For Sale
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: 12 Wks 1 Days
Pet Breed: West Highland Terrier
Size: Small 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: 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.
Our Westie puppies will soon be available of sale and we are now taking details of potential new owners. Once our puppies have been seen by our vet we will then be making arrangements for viewing for their forever homes. Both parents are available to view upon visiting our kennels.
The West Highland White Terrier or Westie as they are affectionately known, has consistently been one of the most popular breeds in the UK and for very good reason.
Not only are they adorably cute, but they boast happy, fun-loving and outgoing personalities too. In short, they are the perfect choice either as a family pet or companion dog. They are intelligent little dogs and love to please which means training a Westie is normally easy. They are known to get on well with children and love nothing more than to be part of a family, but care has to be taken when a Westie is around smaller animals and pets because they are terriers and their instinct to hunt remains very strong.
Here at Little Rascals we take great pride in being able to provide quality puppies for loving family homes. With years of experience as a licensed dog breeder, we are always available to give new and existing clients the support through our qualified staff.
Here at Little Rascals we work endlessly with our vet to make sure that all of our dogs have the best start in life. They are very much loved and our puppies leave with the following for their forever home:
Their first vaccinations come with signed vet card
Wormed and Flea to date
4 weeks free Pet Insurance
Puppy Training pad for the journey
Puppy Pack containing food.
Micro Chip, which will be registered to you as the new owner whilst you are here.
We recommend our puppies to be fed of Royal Canin to ensure that their nutritional needs are the up most best that can be provided. Their current food and feeding guidelines will be explained for each individual puppy upon collection.
We have an onsite pet shop that holds a selection of accessories from collars and leads to bedding, bowls and crates. (Subject to availability)
Here at Little Rascals Pets Limited, our staff are available to support new owners with their puppy in making sure that your new puppy settles into their new home.
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: