Picking the perfect puppy: Finding healthy pets with vet, Dr Ben Simpson-Vernon #13
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Searches for “buy a puppy” increased by 115% during the pandemic. Yet many "pandemic puppy" owners didn't even see their puppy before buying them, something today’s guest warns against. 

Having built up a following of over 100,000 animal lovers on TikTok for sharing his matter-of-fact videos on pet welfare and health topics, Ben the Vet joins us to talk about how you can pick a healthy puppy that fits into your life. 

We talk about what to think about to find your perfect puppy, how to minimise the risk of future health issues, and red flags to look out for to avoid unethical breeding.

This episode of The Pet Perspective covers: 

  • Considerations to make to find a puppy suited to your lifestyle. 
  • How to make sure you pick a healthy puppy. 
  • Red flags to help spot unethical breeders. 
  • Common puppy parasites and how to prevent them.

Links and references: www.napo.pet/blog/podcast-13-picking-the-perfect-puppy-finding-healthy-pets

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