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Puppy Care Hub - Preparation

Got all your puppy supplies?

From buying all the supplies to registering for puppy school, there are a lot of things you need to organise when you first get a puppy.

What does a puppy need?

January 15, 2024

Make sure you’re prepared for your new arrival. Get all your supplies before your puppy comes home.

Ready to bring your puppy home?

February 8, 2024

Are you ready for the big changes that come with a new puppy? Here's what you need to prepare for. 

Don’t neglect your pup’s paperwork

December 23, 2023

From health records to council registration, don’t forget to fill out your puppy’s important paperwork.

Puppy proof your home

Lock up your shoes and line the floors with puppy pads! Follow these steps to limit the destruction that may follow in your puppy’s path.

Is your home safe for a puppy?  

February 8, 2024

Puppies love to get up to mischief. Make sure your home is prepared for their arrival.

Don’t forget your FREE Puppy Care Bag and guide! 

Petbarn’s Puppy Care Bag is full of puppy advice and goodies to get you started on your puppy journey.

How to keep your puppy happy and healthy

If you want your puppy to live a long life with you, you need to keep them healthy! Read on to learn signs of illness to look out for and what preventative health measures you can take to keep your pup in good shape.

When to visit an emergency vet

February 15, 2024

Are your puppy’s symptoms something that can wait for your normal vet, or should you rush them to the closest emergency vet? Learn the difference.

Puppy vaccination schedule

January 25, 2024

Vaccines help protect your puppy from catching deadly diseases. What vaccines does your puppy need and when do they need them?

One bite can be fatal 

January 10, 2024

Year-round parasite prevention is important to keep your puppy in good health. Find out how to protect them from fleas, ticks, and worms.

Does your puppy need to be microchipped?

Getting your puppy microchipped is one of the best things you can do as a dog owner.

Find them when they’re lost

January 15, 2024

Not only is microchipping a legal requirement in most states, but it also improves your chances of being reunited with your dog if they’re ever lost.

Picking up your puppy

Are you ready for one of the best days of your life: the day you bring your new puppy home?

Our tips for bringing your puppy home

February 14, 2024

Travelling with a puppy isn’t as simple as it sounds, especially if it’s your puppy’s first trip in a car.

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Every Petbarn team member has completed over 200 hours of training in all things pet care. Whether you want simple advice on leash recommendations, or more complicated advice on diet and parasite control, our team members are here to help.

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