What To Look For In A Healthy Puppy
Their nose should be wet & cold when awake. with no discharge or sneezing
Breath should be pleasant smelling, teeth white & straight with nice pink gums.
Coat should be clean & shiny with no patches or itchy spots. check for fleas.
Body & Limbs
The body should be symetrical & well grown with agile & supple body movements. there should be no evidence of lameness. THe puppy should stand squarely & should be active and fluid in its movements.
Ears should be clean & pink inside. Free of discharge or redness & no unpleasant odour.
should be clean, clear & bright. Under the lids should be a healthy pink colour. There should be no redness or watering.
should be free from signs of swelling or irritation. It should be clean & dry.
should be clean, free from dandruff, blemishes & sore patches.
We hope these tips help when choosing your new family member
Lucy & "Big" Henry (pic below of a very young Henry)