puppy health and vet care

Watching out for our puppy BFFs

Scheduling regular checkups and getting preventive care are important steps in keeping your puppy healthy. Loving care at home also keeps our pups feeling good as they grow. If there’s a health hiccup along the way, no one will know better than you if something needs to be looked at. Your Banfield team is here to help you and your puppy as your little BFF grows.

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Watching out for our puppy BFFs

You are your puppy’s best health advocate! Here’s what to know about vaccinations, spaying and neutering, good diet, and more.

All about puppy health and vet care 
 
A dog owner holding her Toy Poodle puppy in her arms and talking to a young female veterinarian at the Banfield Pet Hospital

Puppy vaccinations

Vaccinations help to protect your puppy against disease. Learn which vaccines to prioritize, when your puppy should get them, and get an idea about costs.

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Spaying and neutering

These common procedures can limit health risks and prevent unwanted pregnancy, so start thinking about it when your pup is around 6+ months of age.

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Hungry, hungry puppies

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Please don’t eat poop

Why pups eat gross things
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Uh, what’s up with your butt?

Why pups scoot and what to do about it
A young girl trying to clean her dog's teeth with a toothbrush

Take the time for teeth

See more about dental care
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Curbing puppy aggression

See why it could be a health issue
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