TAKING HOME YOUR PUPPY

When it is time to come and pick up your puppy, we request that you do not visit any other kennels, pet stores, breeders, or places where there could be unvaccinated/sick dogs. 

On the way home with your new puppy, please remember that your puppy is vulnerable because he has not yet completed his vaccines. Avoid stopping at "high traffic" dog areas, like rest stops, on your journey home. Instead try stopping at restaurants, where people with dogs in the car are less likely to stop. By avoiding areas where other dogs have gone, you greatly reduce the chances of your puppy picking up any germs left behind.

If you have to stop at a rest area, please carry your puppy to a more secluded spot, and you might even want to put your puppy on a puppy pad rather than on the grass. Try to find an out of the way place to let your puppy potty.

When you go to your Vet, carry your puppy in and place it on the table; don't let it walk across the floor where a sick dog could have been. Until your puppy has had its last set of puppy vaccines, 16 weeks, you need to treat it like it has no immune system and avoid high risk situations such as parks and pet stores.