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Do you have everything you need? Here is a list of some of the essentials that you will need before you bring home your Bullmastiff puppy.
A few simple measures can be taken to teach your Bullmastiff that it is better to do his business outside. As soon as puppy wakes or has just finished his meal take them straight outside if he does go to the toilet outside give him plenty of praise. If your puppy does accidentally go to the toilet inside and you have caught him in the act a firm growling no and place the dog straight outside. If you have not caught the dog in the act DO NOT punish him as this will only confuse him or he will think he is being punished for something else. Please refrain from smacking or using a rolled up newspaper, this will only cause your puppy to become nervous and it will also delay proper house training.
The breeder of your puppy would have wormed your puppy and have vaccinations kept up to date. If you do have another dog when you bring home your puppy make sure the other dog has also been wormed or two weeks after you have brought home your new puppy worm both dogs at the same time to reduce the risk of either re-infecting each other. Puppies are wormed every two weeks from the age of 2 weeks to 12 weeks if your puppy is 8 weeks remember to worm them every second week until they have reached the age of 12 weeks, then once every three months. Your breeder should have also provided a vaccination certificate which will also give details as to when your puppy will need to be vaccinated again. Usually, two vaccinations are giving one at 6 weeks the following at 12 weeks then annually. refer to the importance of vaccinations and de-worming
A few points that also need to be considered when your puppy arrives home with you is to allow your puppy plenty of rest make sure that children respect the puppy and teach them the right way of responsible dog ownership.
Kids and dogs safety tip sheet
The main thing to remember at all times is that as big as he or she is . . . they are still a baby.
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