Owner resources

Below are some basic guidelines, tips and resources that may be handy for both new and experienced dog owners. Click on the “Download” button to open a downloadable/printable file.

Helping your new dog to settle

Tri-colour beardie on grass

This includes:

  • Going Home – The First Day
  • Introducing Your Dog to Your Home
  • No Look, No Talk, No Touch Rule
  • Introducing Your New Dog to Your Other Dog
  • Introducing Your Dog to Your Children
  • Introducing Your Dog to Your Cat
  • Possible Problems
  • Your First Night – Bed Time
  • The Next Morning

Feeding and toilet training



This includes:

  • Basic Guidelines for Dog Training
  • Crate Training
Collie puppy on the couch

Dog communication


This includes:

  • Socialising a Puppy
  • Socialising an Adult Dog
  • Children and Dogs 

Registration and microchipping

General health

This Includes:

  • Vaccinations
  • Worming
  • Defleaing
  • Dental Care
  • Vet Visits
  • Common Diseases
  • Heat Stress