You do not just become the owner of the puppy, which is very soon from a small, fun young one will turn into a beautiful elegant dog, you have acquired a loyal sincere friend to a very long years.
The first thing to remember for you and your home – how to take a puppy in his hands. It is still small and the muscles, ligaments in his weaknesses and when to pull the puppy, picking up his front paws, it is very easy to injure him for a lifetime. Take the puppy should be both hands under the chest and under the seat at the same time, or on both sides, grabbing the chest and shoulder blades, and not under the belly. Hold fast to be that the puppy is not broke and fell to the floor. Better himself has often crouch to him and without extreme need not to raise it.
not to carry the puppy paws and tail
It is strictly unacceptable that the puppy was walking along the street until the moment when it will be delivered required vaccinations! Even once may be enough to get sick puppy! Also to vaccinations do not allow the puppy to have access to outdoor shoes, sniffed and licked her. Only ten days after the second vaccination with a puppy can begin to walk in the street. Avoid contact with outsiders puppy animals that do not live with you
Place the puppy should be well padded and spacious. It is best suited for him an old beach towel, which can be changed or washed as required.
Best place so that the puppy there could be watching you. Make sure that it was not in the draft, and it is advisable not to pass because puppy first time (1.5-2 months) needs a long-term dream, so if a family has children, they need to explain that while sleeping puppy is better not to touch it.
The puppy should gnaw – This requires growing teeth, and it is necessary to provide it with appropriate items – toys, so it does not mess up your shoes and other articles of daily use.
This can be a special rubber bone, rubber alloy balls (which are impossible to chew), etc. Hollow rubber, soft toys, plastic can be gnawed, and the puppy may choke on their pieces. For this reason, you should avoid giving your puppy to play with conventional toys for children. In the room, where there will be a puppy, be sure to remove all small objects and electrical wires. Gnawing wire, it can cripple by included electrical appliances (TV, refrigerator, battery charger, etc.).
With a puppy you can not play well with a cloth, he does not understand the difference between cloth and a curtain or tablecloth and will tear something, and more. You can not play with the puppy in the « necking », as it can mess up the bite. In no case do not give your puppy to play an old shoe, or even some of your old his shoes, because the puppy will not be able to distinguish the new from the old shoes.
All chemicals should be stored out of reach of the puppy.
Keep the litter. The purer the litter, the better dog. For convenience, it is recommended to have a pair of removable litter from time to time to change them and delete.
Combing special brush, for example, « Slicker » can remove dirt and eliminate the dead hair. Golden Comb should be regularly in a convenient time for you - we think that 1-2 times a week - a good schedule
After a walk wipe paws and stomach with a damp cloth or wash with clean water without soap, especially in the city in winter – than the watered streets – terrible !! chemistry. Wash the puppy entirely unnecessarily should not be only in the case of heavy contamination. If the puppy is heavily soiled, you can wash it by special Zoo shampoo for puppies, and then rinse well with water and wipe dry wool. After bathing, protected from drafts.
The ears on the extent of pollution must be cleaned, and this is best done by special means " AURIGEL " Periodically or similar cutting claws (kinking tip) special nail clipper. Fifth finger always have to cut, despite the fact that the dog for a walk to grind down the remaining claws on the asphalt.
To cut nails should be very careful not to cut too much! If you touched the living tissue and bled, it is necessary to process put on the wound dry one granula potassium permanganate. CAUTION this applies only to the claws. On the other wounds put potassium permanganate can not be categorically
Keep an eye on the condition of your baby's teeth, especially in the period of change. If baby teeth interfere with the growth of permanent, there may be problems with the bite and put fangs puppy. In the case of baby teeth do not fall out on their own, you need to contact your veterinarian in order to remove them. Never pull out of his mouth toys, do not let outside to play with the leash. When your puppy grows up, be careful that he is not formed tartar, which will inevitably lead to diseases of the oral cavity. For dogs, there are special toothpastes.
Allergies (red ears or dander) can replace the food or excess of vitamins.
The eyes that were clean, rinse swab dipped in tea sleeping if necessary. If you suspect something serious – to the vet (particularly in purulent secretions), this may be due to conjunctivitis.
If your puppy goes to the pope, the reason for this, as a rule, is an inflammation of the anal glands, and not necessarily that it could be worms. To clean the glands please contact us or your veterinarian and think about a puppy diet - rarely inflamed anal glands without cause
After getting the puppy appears a natural need – empty your bladder and bowels, in this case, well to make the puppy on the street (only after all vaccinations) or in an apartment allotted place with rag or just an old newspaper. Very suitable absorbent and waterproof sheets of small size, which are sold in regular pharmacies.
We ask consciously puppies begin to 4 months, but much depends on the skill and patience of owners can be taught to cleanliness before. As soon as the notice that the puppy begins to turn and sit down, you need to plant it in the prepared for this purpose and a place to hold a little bit. In most cases, the puppy soon gets used to use these « the comforts of home », and dirt from the puppy is less than
Feed should be dry food super premium class. Here we do not deal with advertising and anti-advertising of specific brands, but will tell you when buying a puppy.
When feeding your puppy a balanced dry food super premium class any special vitamins and supplements are usually not required. But we should take into account the peculiarities of growth retriever puppy, big load experienced by the joints of your dog – therefore it will be necessary to give the puppy, since 4 months, additives, which contain in their composition glucosamine and chondroitin, substances that contribute to the maintenance and restoration of tissues of cartilaginous joints.
Please note that it is not necessary to independently provide feeding, without consulting with the breeder or veterinarian.
When buying a puppy, we will give you an accurate calendar what day and what needs to be done. Full baby protection against disease course consists of three vaccinations and deworming two fold (removing worms) On all events be noted in the veterinary certificate. It is available from us together with the dog.
If a family has other pets, make sure you spend deworming all at the same time!
In the future conduct deworming every six months all the animals of your family at the same time; vaccination once a year before the end of the dog's life.
Before the first walk for three days to treat the puppy drops Frontline, Advantix, Bars or similar. Carefully follow the recommendations of the relationship between the number of preperata and weight of the dog. Within three days after the treatment the dog not to wet. Further processing puppy every three weeks. Pipettes to buy for a dog weight. If you plan to leave the country, it requires additional processing spray. The treatment should be carried out every year in March (when the first thawed patches) to November (until the snow will fall). If there is no snow, that is ticks !!
If you do find a dog stuck tick, be sure to contact me or your veterinarian!
On the first night in a new place your baby myour baby can be a little whine, and is likely to be hard to scrape legs and asks to you bed. Until now, his whole world consisted of « nest », in which he was born, was near his mother, brothers, sisters – littermates, and suddenly everything changed in an instant. The puppy is in a state of mild stress. Be patient, do not take him to bed. Do not let the first day that it will be impossible to do an adult dog in the future. The dog does not understand – Today « can », and tomorrow « impossible ». If you give a weakness, prepare for the fact that the new tenant will share with you is always a sleeper! To distract the baby, you can put a heating pad under the rug, it will warm up and go to sleep.
The first command, which is taught puppy a command " can not " or " Fu ".! The puppy should be familiar with and comply with this command. Remember - by this team often depends on the health and the life of your pet
To accustom the puppy to all commands should be in the style of the game – promotions. Swearing and dissatisfaction should be minimized, and the punishment - DELETE – puppy is still quite small childhood he should be happy and serene.
At the very young age can gradually accustom the puppy to perform command « to me »!; Encourage him for the performance of this team at home and on the street. As an incentive, maybe a biscuit, a favorite toy, and most importantly, of course, be generous with praise. Remember, if your baby nabedokuril, but still performed command « to me » and ran up to you to punish your puppy in any case it is impossible! After running this command, all the « accounts » Past faults should be forgotten. If this happens, your dog will never approach you on the street. If walking take the puppy on a leash only to drive home, he quickly learns that « to me »!; due to the termination of an unpleasant walk. If you can let the puppy run around without a leash, it is necessary, after he was a little run about, take it on a leash, walk with him, and then let go again. During one walk so be performed multiple times, then the leash will be no problems.
In addition to mining teams « to me »!; these exercises accustom the dog to walk calmly on a leash. In modern cities, a lot of dogs are killed under the wheels of cars. On the crowded streets and driveways and alleys puppy adult dog (even very obedient) should only be on a leash.
A little puppy, sparkle, can encroach on your new shoes left in the hallway, or the recently sticked wallpaper, leaving a puddle in an undesirable location, and so on. D. Remember to stop unwanted action can be voice, it is not necessary in any case to spank or is somehow punishing the puppy. It responds very well to the intonation and realize that you are unhappy. « not even better, to provoke » puppy. Leaving his house one, remove the small and necessary things available to his teeth, especially shoes, threads, needles and so on. Raise the curtains, tablecloths hanging wires.
The puppy may not immediately grasp the numerous prohibitions. Punishing for « crime » You can only finding on the spot « crime », when it was committed. If you come home and your favorite slippers were razed to the ground, puppy jumping for joy to see you, and you begin to scold him, he decides that he has got in such a stormy meeting, and about the slippers he did not even remember.
For a puddle or a pile of punishment in general can not be! It is only necessary to show that it is not good and that you are not happy with (voice, facial expressions). Metabolism of a growing puppy is so rapid that the apartment it will still spoil up to 5-6 months. You will stand in the yard after each sleep, feeding – pools will be much less. The apartment can be attributed puppy on a specially reserved for this place with postelennuyu absorbent diaper on the floor.
If you need to leave for quite a long time, the puppy should be well « ugulyat » and feed, then most of the time prior to your arrival, he will sleep.
should not be hanging out with unvaccinated puppies !!!!
The owners of puppies need to remember that the lack of physical activity, as well as inadequate feeding before the age of 1.5 years, ie during the period of intensive development, can not be compensated later, and good breeding, working, exhibition dogs of this puppy It will not work!
A small puppy should walk often, but slowly – not to get tired. Gradually the number of trips is reduced and their duration increases. With 6 months puppy can walk 20 minutes without a leash and a half hour on a leash held by a daily or 4-5 km per day.
Long walks can only be made before a meal. In the puppy will have a great appetite and do not sag back.
Puppies need to withdraw as often as possible, but do not forget – long walks just before eating, after eating you can go for the sake of cleanliness in the house. If possible, make sure you give the play with their peers, but under your supervision, preventing the dangerous moments. On walks to discourage aggression and pugnacity, as later because of mannered so quarrelsome your dog will have to walk alone.
Long walks can only be made before a meal. There will be a beautiful puppy appetite and do not sag back.