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We encourage you to read these guidelines before buying or adopting a dog.
Carry out the research so you have the necessary knowledge of the pet you are getting. Since owning a dog is a big commitment, you should research about the breed fully to make sure it fits your current lifestyle and budget.
Take time to visit the advertiser's home to confirm if they are genuine. Do not settle for online communications and photos. UK Pets does not verify the authenticity of all advertisers. The advertiser should allow you to personally see the puppies with the puppies' mother. If they keep on giving you excuses why you could not visit their home or the address stated in the advert is not the accurate and permanent location of the pet, consider this a red flag.
Never pay anything online through money transfer companies especially if you have not personally visited the advertiser and seen the puppy, this includes deposit and delivery cost for the puppy. There is also no means to recover your money if issues arise. Before closing a deal, you must have signed a well-defined contract.
The advertiser should only release the puppies when they are 8 weeks old or older. They should be responsible enough to know that separating the puppy from the mother earlier results in medical and behavioural issues.
Puppies are very prone to potty accidents since they don't have good bladder control. Thus, when you bring a new fur baby home, one of the very first steps to take is puppy toilet training. Follow these practical and straightforward steps to make your pup’s house training a smooth and less complicated process.
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Are you guilty of feeding your cat dog food and vice versa? Then hear this out – please stop. Sometimes it is tough to keep them away from each other’s food bowl, but you have to stand your ground, or you might regret it.