It’s puppy awareness week from 3rd-9th September and we couldn’t be more supportive of the wonderful work that The Kennel Club UK are doing to raise awareness of the poor breeding practices facing prospective puppy owners and to help them welcome their new four-legged family member through a responsible breeder.
There are lots of fantastic, passionate dog breeders out there who want to produce happy healthy puppies, but sadly there are also individuals who put profit before the health and welfare – often keeping their dogs in poor conditions and producing puppies that are unhealthy and may eventually require expensive veterinary treatment.
Shocking statistics from a recent Kennel Club survey found that:
Find out more about Puppy Awareness Week and check out the tips & advice from The Kennel Club UK here.
We recently launched our own campaign; #PrepForPup, aimed at helping would-be and new owners to prepare to welcome their new arrival. Check out our campaign page here for tips & expert advice on everything from puppy proofing your home to socialisation.