Fun for you and your puppy
Here at Blacks Vets, one of the great fun parts of being a nurse is holding puppy parties.
Why are Puppy Parties a good idea?
The puppies just love meeting other pups; having rough and tumble games and giving vent to their high spirits. However, it is also a very important part of their development and socialisation. Learning to play with other dogs at this age means they will interact better when they meet dogs later in the park or on the streets. Another benefit of the parties is the pups get used to coming to the vets under happy circumstances, so when they come later for vaccinations or treatment, they are more relaxed and unstressed by their visit.
How old does my puppy need to be to attend?
The period up to sixteen weeks is a vital time for puppies to learn these social skills which will make them happier, more confident and outgoing. Puppies are more than welcome to our parties as long as they have had their 1st vaccination up until this sixteen week age.
What happens at a Puppy Party?
During the party nurses discuss some important topics like neutering, micro-chipping, insurance, dental care, worming and flea control, our money saving Pet Health for Life Plan and of course, it will be an opportunity to ask any questions you may have about looking after your new friend! On completion of the party, your puppy will receive a graduation certificate and a goody bag of treats including a toy and lots of valuable information.
Whether you have had dogs before or have just had your first puppy, it is well worth coming along, but places are limited so do book early. If you would like to discuss puppy parties or find out more, just ask any member of the team.
Help your puppy with essential socialisation! Click here to download our helpful checklist.