Breeding Soundness Examination For a breeding pair to be successful, both dogs must be fertile and physically able to breed. This may sound simple, however, looks can be deceiving at times. Either animal may
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Your puppy's first vaccination is generally recommended at about eight weeks of age, with a second dose at 10-12 weeks. Subsequently, annual booster vaccinations are needed to maintain your dog's immunity.
Gently hold the dog's mouth open and place the pill as far back in the dog's mouth as it will go. Next, the animal's mouth must be held closed, nose pointing up, until it swallows. Rubbing the dog's throat in a downward motion can encourage the animal to swallow the medicine.
Have your dog's teeth professionally cleaned once every six months. Annual cleaning will suffice if there are no other health considerations detected during regular examinations. If your pet is comfortable with you cleaning his or her teeth you may clean them daily if you so desire.
Dogs: Generally, the age for neutering is six to nine months old, however healthy puppies may be neutered as young as eight weeks old.
Cats: Healthy kittens as young as eight weeks old may be neutered.