When you bring your new Puppy
introduce too many "new" experiences for a few weeks....
these are BABIES!!!
No beaches, dog parks, Pet stores, public crowds, etc.
until pup is 4 months old and HAS HIS RABIES and BOOSTER SET OF
Several people have asked for TIPS on preparing to
bring their new puppy home, so here are a few of my
Make arrangements to see or
pick up your puppy
least 24 hrs in advance.
Make sure you have a date
AND a specific time.
VISITORS are WELCOME
to visit any available
when puppies are 8 weeks old
AND have their PUPPY VACCINATIONS!!!
BEST Tip # 1
Plastic or Wire,
big enough for adult Corgi.
Crate-train puppy NOW.
Puppy feels secure
and is SAFE.
Puppies do not know the difference
between new toys and an electric cord!
........Or your BEST
You have any BEST Tips?
I will be glad to share any
that I think might benefit
New Corgi Owners. Thanks!
your puppy NIP when you
try to pet it?
Try offering a CHEW TOY as a
distraction while you calmly
Keep the mouth busy
and it cannot bite/nip. Rope toys
BEST Tip # 2
First day, take puppy outside every hour on the hour.
NO PLAYING UNTIL "BUSINESS" IS
Second day, take
puppy out every two hours.
Third day, take puppy out every 3 hrs or as needed.
Puppies have very tiny bladders, so minimum of a potty break every four hours
Every day, take puppy out upon awakening, 10 minutes after he/she eats, and right before bedtime.
Corgi puppy will be housebroken and will begin to alert you to need to go outside. Take him out quickly!!!
BEST Tip of ALL:
LOVE your Awesome,
has a growth spurt,
his ears will go UP and
DOWN, Up and Down, until
one day they will stay
This is NORMAL.
Ears should NOT be taped!!!
pups may take a tad longer...
but need no artificial devices to make them go up.
BEST Tip # 3
your new puppy with...
.Fresh water at all times.
.A Quality puppy food.
.A couple of treats each
or toy to chew on.
.A "spot" or place to call his own...his crate?
.Lots of LOVE.
.Enough exercise to use up some energy.
.BASIC Obedience lessons.
COMMON SENSE TIPS:
1.Never leave a puppy in the car unattended...
even for a few
2.Never exercise your dog in extreme heat...
early morning or late evening is good.
3.Worm once every month.
4.Use Frontline Plus or Advantage Flea Meds
once every month...
Trifexis or Bravecto
..kills worms, fleas,
...all in one!!!
5.Get annual vaccinations on schedule.
6.Keep Fresh Water available both inside and outside
at all times.
BEST Tip # 4
.A trip to your Veterinarian.
puppy has his first puppy shots
and has been Vet-checked by my Veterinarian.
Let your Veterinarian meet your puppy
he's healthy to provide baseline data
to better assist your Vet in providing the
BEST of care when your puppy is sick.
The STRESS of changing homes will sometimes
make a puppy with immature immune system
vulnerable to Giardia, Coccidiosis, or Parvo.
Any sign of frequent/repeated
vomiting or smelly diarrhea should be seen
your Veterinarian immediately!!!
have medicated pups against all 3 before they leave my house, so the day they leave, they are negative.
P.S. After pup has left my possession, Breeder will NOT be responsible for Vet
Bills regarding these exposure issues.
If you have a question...
ASK!!! Call your breeder
or your Veterinarian and
ASK away! We want to help!!!