Choosing and settling a new dog
Bringing a new canine companion into your life is a really exciting and special time! What you do in those first few weeks and months sets you up for the rest of your life together and we love helping our clients navigate this really important stage. There is no denying that it can be hard work, but focusing this on the right areas early on will help you avoid a host of issues further down the line. Prevention is always better than having to sort it out after it has become difficult!
Which breed? Dogs come in all shapes and sizes, and with all sorts of innate characteristics (which are hard-wired and therefore can be very difficult to change if you find they aren't what you want). We can help you find a balance between what you would ideally like, your lifestyle and the needs of the breed types you are considering. and we see so many problems that
early on! Some clients come to us with no idea where to start, other than maybe wanting a dog of a particular size and we can help you work out which traits are going to be most important to you, match these to breed types and help you understand