Puppy Care Articles

Puppies are wonderful family members, and if they are given proper veterinary care, training and nutrition, they will grow up to healthy, well-adjusted dogs. All of us at Jefferson Animal Hospitals are here to help you with your new puppy.

We are pleased to include these puppy articles. Each article can be read online or printed. Feel free to browse all articles, and if there is a topic not covered, give us a call!

Common Pet Toxins

Household Items Bleach Disinfectants Fabric Softener Tobacco Products Lighter Fluid Rat and Mouse Poison Insect Products Potpourri Solvents Oven Cleaner Foods Chocolate Onions and Onion

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Puppy First-Aid Kit

Suggested Items For Your Puppy’s First-Aid Kit: 2 rolls of 3” gauze bandage 3” X 3” gauze sponges Nonstick adhesive tape Nonstick bandages Antibiotic ointment

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Puppy Vaccinations

Distemper: Distemper is a widespread, highly contagious virus that can cause vomiting, diarrhea, high fever, respiratory infections and seizures. It is about 90% fatal and survivors

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New Puppy Checklist

Jefferson Animal Hospital has provided you with a checklist of things you will need when getting your new puppy! Crate Helps with potty training Gives

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