By: Ed Gonzalez
Acquiring a new puppy make bring a whole lot of excitement to the family. They will surely bring happiness and a bright atmosphere to your household. You should be careful in trying to pick up the puppies because the mother can become jealous and nip at you. While they are still puppies, they must be given the right amount of care. This means that you should make sure that they are well taken cared for. It also requires you to schedule an appointment with your veterinarian. This is so important especially during their early growth stages. You just want to make sure that they are in good health and they must remain that way.
Bring them to your veterinarian when they are two weeks old. The deworming procedure must continue until they are three months old. They should be brought to your vets after every two weeks. When they are adults males they must be brought to the vets once every year and females must visit the vets during every ovulation cycle. This should be done on a routinary basis because because round worms can be transferred to people and especially to kids when they come into contact with dog feces or contaminated soil.
The puppy's first visit to the veterinarian is quite important because this is the best time you van talk about vaccination, spaying,, neutering, nutrition, puppy training and grooming. Things you must remember when going to the veterinarian for a visit:
2. Do not forget to bring the stool sample of your dog for fecal analysis.. Place it in a plastic bag that is secured.
3. Bring any information that your veterinarian will need with regards to your puppies.
4. Usually puppies are well behaved but when they get tensed, talk to them so that they can be comfortable or say something to them that they like to hear.
5. Help the vet during the examination process. He will first take their temperature. He'll examine the eyes of your puppies. This is done to find out if there are any foreign objects.. He will listen to your pet dog's heart to see if there are any murmurs.. The lungs of your puppies must be clear and free of any discharge.. The stomach and vagina will also be checked.