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Transitioning your puppy’s food

It is best to mix the food you got with your puppy with the food you plan to feed, gradually changing over to all of your food. (Might take 3-5 )days. You want a good quality high protein puppy food until 4 months or so. Then switch to a high quality adult food. Feeding the puppy food for a longer period of tine may make the puppy grow too fast, possibly making his/her bones less strong.

Taking your puppy to the vet

Make an appointment with your vet as soon as possible. You, your puppy and your vet need to establish a relationship from the beginning. Also, it is important to get your own vet’s opinion on the health of your puppy. Be sure to bring the health records for the puppy.

Your puppy’s social needs

Your puppy needs to be with his/her family. It is not good for your puppy to be alone for very long periods of time. It is a very big scary world out there for a little baby Saint. He/she needs you.

Training

Be patient and positive with training. Saints are eager to please their people. They are smart dogs, and learn quickly. There are many excellent videos on training puppies. I have one listed on our Resources page here.