As adorable as they are, puppies are a lot of work. Let our expert staff advise you every step of the way, from microchipping and insurance, to the best training tips to get you started. You'll find the advice you need to help your puppy grow into a happy, healthy and confident dog.
We beleive that rescue is best when it comes to bringing a new dog into your life, but if you are set on buying one we have compiled a list of important questions for you to ask first.
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If you're new to dog ownership, brush up on the basics with our top tips on caring for your pup.
Puppies should begin training right away. Get started by learning the basics of training your puppy with positive reinforcement.
Teaching a 'sit' is a simple and helpful first behaviour for your puppy to learn.
Gaining your puppy's attention is the basis to all obedience training, so teaching them their name is a great first step.
It may be cute whilst your puppy is still small but when they grow, jumping up can become a real problem. Follow our advice on how to stop this bad habit from developing.
Walking nicely on the lead might not come naturally to your puppy, you need to teach them how to do it from an early age.
Mouthing in puppies is a harmless way for them to explore the world, but as they get older it can feel like biting.
There are lots of benefits to training your puppy to use a crate. Having a secure space to go to can help with toilet training, travel and helping them keep calm when nervous.
Puppies naturally explore the world with their mouths, so it's important to teach them a 'drop it' for when they pick up anything they're not supposed to.
Teaching your puppy to settle encourages calm behaviour, independence and gives both you and them some time to relax.