Getting A Puppy

At a Glance

Assessment Type:
MCQ Online
Delivery Method:
Online
Duration:
This course takes roughly 2+ hours to complete.
Course Prerequisites:

Online access, PC, laptop or Tablet.

This short course on Getting a Puppy is for anyone who is thinking about getting their first dog.  The course will guide you through how to choose the right breed or type of puppy for your lifestyle, how to buy or adopt a puppy safely and responsibly, how to prepare for the arrival of your new puppy and what you can expect and what you need to do in the first year.  This course has been developed in partnership with Our Family Dog.

Overview in brief

The course will guide you through how to choose the right breed or type of puppy for your lifestyle, how to buy or adopt a puppy safely and responsibly, how to prepare for the arrival of your new puppy and what you can expect and what you need to do in the first year. 

You will also learn about basic puppy care, including what to feed your puppy and how to manage their weight, your puppy’s training needs and how to find a dog trainer, and what to do if you experience problem behaviour with your new puppy. 

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Who should attend?

Anyone who is thinking about getting their first dog. 

What will be covered?

The course will guide you through how to choose the right breed or type of puppy for your lifestyle, how to buy or adopt a puppy safely and responsibly, how to prepare for the arrival of your new puppy and what you can expect and what you need to do in the first year. 

You will also learn about basic puppy care, including what to feed your puppy and how to manage their weight, your puppy’s training needs and how to find a dog trainer, and what to do if you experience problem behaviour with your new puppy. 

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