Puppy Advice

As adorable as they are, puppies are a lot of work. Let our expert staff advise you every step of the way, from microchipping and insurance, to the best training tips to get you started. You'll find the advice you need to help your puppy grow into a happy, healthy and confident dog.

Questions to ask when buying a puppy Questions to ask when buying a puppy

We beleive that rescue is best when it comes to bringing a new dog into your life, but if you are set on buying one we have compiled a list of important questions for you to ask first.

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Training Your Puppy The Battersea Way Training Your Puppy The Battersea Way

All places on our puppy programme are now full but you can still register your interest for 2021.

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Dog Care Dog Care

If you're new to dog ownership, brush up on the basics with our top tips on caring for your pup.

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How to Train Your Puppy How to Train Your Puppy

Puppies should begin training right away. Get started by learning the basics of training your puppy with positive reinforcement.

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Teach Your Puppy to Sit Teach Your Puppy to Sit

Teaching a 'sit' is a simple and helpful first behaviour for your puppy to learn.

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How to teach your puppy their name How to teach your puppy their name

Gaining your puppy's attention is the basis to all obedience training, so teaching them their name is a great first step.

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How to toilet train your puppy How to toilet train your puppy

Simple steps to toilet training your puppy.

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How to stop Jumping Up How to stop Jumping Up

It may be cute whilst your puppy is still small but when they grow, jumping up can become a real problem. Follow our advice on how to stop this bad habit from developing.

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How to teach your puppy to walk on the lead How to teach your puppy to walk on the lead

Walking nicely on the lead might not come naturally to your puppy, you need to teach them how to do it from an early age.

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How to stop my puppy mouthing How to stop my puppy mouthing

Mouthing in puppies is a harmless way for them to explore the world, but as they get older it can feel like biting.

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Dog microchipping Dog microchipping

All about microchipping your dog

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Dog Insurance Dog Insurance

Help guard against unexpected veterinary fees.

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Crate Training Your Puppy Crate Training Your Puppy

There are lots of benefits to training your puppy to use a crate. Having a secure space to go to can help with toilet training, travel and helping them keep calm when nervous.

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Teach your puppy to 'drop it' Teach your puppy to 'drop it'

Puppies naturally explore the world with their mouths, so it's important to teach them a 'drop it' for when they pick up anything they're not supposed to.

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Teach Your Puppy to Settle Teach Your Puppy to Settle

Teaching your puppy to settle encourages calm behaviour, independence and gives both you and them some time to relax.

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Teach your Puppy a Nose Touch Teach your Puppy a Nose Touch

A nose touch is a great skill for your puppy to learn. It can be used as a way to call them back to you or a calm greeting.

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