Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Healthy Dogs

Puppy Care

Font Size
A
A
A

If you're thinking about getting a puppy or have just brought one home, here's what you need to know to give him the best possible start in life.

Preparing for Your Puppy

What to look for when selecting a purebred puppy.

How to tell if the puppy you're bringing home is healthy.

Tips for getting your house – and everyone in it – ready for the new arrival.

Puppy Training

How to nip this natural (and annoying) puppy behavior in the bud.

Follow these guidelines to keep accidents to a minimum.

The pros and cons of this popular training technique.

Teach your puppy how to get along with others.

Puppy Health

Advice for caring for a puppy during the first weeks of its life.

Puppies have special nutritional needs. Get the facts.

Find out which vaccinations your puppy needs, and when.

Puppies are susceptible to certain health risks: Know what to look for.

A vet answers common questions about spaying and neutering.

Today on WebMD

bulldog in party hat
Breeds with longevity
Doberman Pinscher Clipped Ears
The facts about ear cropping and tail docking.
 
dog with duck in mouth
Which are considered smartest?
boxer dog
What are their health issues?
 
Pit bull looking up
Article
Pets: Is My Dog Normal
Slideshow
 
Dog scratching behind ear
Slideshow
dog catching frisbee
Slideshow
 

Love your pets, hate your allergies?

Get tips for relief.

Loading ...

Sending your email...

This feature is temporarily unavailable. Please try again later.

Thanks!

Now check your email account on your mobile phone to download your new app.

Dog Breed RMQ
Quiz
Lady owner feeding dog
Slideshow
 
pooldle
Slideshow
bulldog in party hat
Slideshow