Category: Puppy Health Care

How to Control Fleas on Your Pup

It’s unfortunate but true—fleas love dogs. These irritating pests make your pup’s skin itchy, bite you, and, if you don’t take care of the problem, can take up residence in your carpets and furniture. However, we have good news!  There are steps you can take to treat and even prevent fleas. Here’s how to control… Read more »

Winter Weather and Small Dogs

Winter is coming. That’s not just a popular phrase for “Game of Thrones” fans, it’s a warning for pet owners too. Some dog breeds are better adapted to handle the cold weather of winter. In general, smaller dogs, like many of the breeds here at Pauley’s Pups, are in need of a bit of extra… Read more »

Tips for Getting Through Dog Adolescence

Puppies are a lot like babies. They require structure and socialization to thrive properly. With the influx of hormones that come with adolescence, though, they can become more difficult to train. Basic manners have a tendency to go out the window when your puppy reaches the adolescent stage of their life. Training will need to… Read more »

Dangers of Ecigarettes for Dogs

With everyone today aware of the harmful effects caused by smoking, more and more people have turned to ecigarettes in recent years. While these devices are beneficial for those who are trying to quit or are looking for an alternative to traditional cigarettes, ecigs can potentially be just as dangerous to our pets as second-hand… Read more »

Dealing With Intestinal Worms – A Look at the Four Types

While puppies from Pauley’s Pups have been treated for worms and other medical concerns before they join your family, your existing pets or new friend may at some point run into problems with worms. These invasive parasites are problems for nearly all four-legged friends, and while a deworming regimen can help to keep your dog… Read more »

Keeping Small Dogs Warm in Winter

Winter is coming, and that means it’s time to talk about your small dog’s winter weather preparedness! If your pup is small and sensitive to the weather, then he or she feels the changing temperatures just as harshly as you do. If you’re shivering and needing a coat and scarf, chances are that your pup… Read more »

Exercise Tips for Toy Dogs at Home

Keeping fit is a battle every person faces not only for themselves, but also for their four-legged friends. Many pets can succumb to the same plights that affect each of us – too much time lounging around, watching TV or napping. Here are a few simple exercise tips to help keep your dog in tip-top… Read more »

Keep Your Pup Healthy with an Annual Vet Trip

As any responsible pet owner knows, your dog – even if in good health – should have an annual checkup by a veterinarian. Just as you have an annual physical and wellness appointment with your doctor, so too should your four-legged friend. There are a number of health areas that your vet will review with… Read more »

Tips for Road Trips with Your Pup

Taking a family vacation is not family vacation without your new family member. This means you will need to bring the puppy. Your puppy will be so happy to spend time away from the home, but how exactly do you travel with a puppy, and what accommodations do you need to make for your new… Read more »

Keeping Your Pup Warm

In many states, the month of February has been extremely cold; in some states it has even broken records for being the coldest month of the year and coldest month in history. There has been a lot of the white stuff flying around and that naturally will bring the temperatures around us down even more…. Read more »