Preparing for Your Pup

How to Register Your New Puppy

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If you’ve recently adopted a puppy and are considering whether or not to register them, there are a few steps you need to take. These steps vary depending on the organization you’re registering with and whether or not your puppy is purebred. Read on to learn the requirements for your puppy.

What to Look For When Choosing a Veterinarian for Your Dog

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You don’t want to wait to find a vet until your pet needs one. If you know you are going to adopt or buy a puppy, start researching local animal clinics before bringing your new furry friend home. Read on to learn what qualities to look for in a veterinarian and save our list of local animal clinics and hospitals to check out in Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania!

Lancaster Puppies Educates Buyers How to Identify and Avoid Puppy Mills

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There’s nothing quite like the feeling of welcoming a new puppy to your home. Dogs are a big commitment and require a lot of love and care so, of course, you want to find a healthy pup that fits your lifestyle. Lancaster Puppies is an online resource that helps connect you with reputable breeders and healthy puppies throughout the United States. 

Introducing a Puppy to Your Older Dog: What to Expect

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The decision to add a second furry friend to your family is exciting, and many families hope that this new friend will be an instant companion for their adult dog. While this is often true, it is important to know how to introduce a puppy to your adult dogs so they can be lifelong friends. At Lancaster Puppies, we are dog people so we will be pulling from our personal experiences and some proven techniques to offer you a guide to introducing a puppy to your dog. 

Tips for Finding a Responsible Breeder: What to Look for, and What to Avoid

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Finding a good dog breeder isn’t easy. Sadly, there are bad breeders out there, and many people buy puppies from them because they don’t know any better. For this reason, it’s very important to know what to look for in a breeder to make sure that they are legitimate and reputable. By the same token, it’s also crucial to recognize the warning signs of breeders that may not be trustworthy.

Maximizing Together Time: Why Summer Is a Great Time to Get a Puppy

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Thinking about buying a new puppy? If so, you’re in luck! Summer is the perfect time of year to bring home your newest furry friend. Here are some of the top reasons why summertime is great for adding a puppy to your family.

Why People Pay a Little More for Certain Pups

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You’ve been researching dog breeds since you were seven. You’ve known you’re compatible with Shih-Poos and Corgis since you embraced apartment living. We get it! You know your lifestyle, and the breed to match it, better than anyone else. 

The First 48 Hours With Your New Puppy: What to Expect

Bringing a new puppy home can be a simultaneously exciting and nerve-wracking experience. The joy of providing a forever home for an adorable puppy can also be met with a little hesitance - that you might do something wrong, or your property might be damaged by an untrained puppy on the loose.

The first 48 hours with your new puppy can be unpredictable and even restless, but making it through the first few days is the hardest part. After that, you will see your new friend settling into routines and adjusting to their unfamiliar environment.

10 Ways to Be a Responsible Dog Owner

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Explore 10 tips from Lancaster Puppies to help care for your new best friend. 

Things to Know Before Adopting A Dog

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As any dog owner will tell you, dogs are awesome! They don't judge you if you quit running on the treadmill five minutes before you're supposed to. They don't roll their eyes when you reach for your second donut. They are willing yes-men who make you feel good about yourself. They are loyal, fun loving, and generally great to have around. However, dogs also come with responsibility. For the sake of both you and your future best friend, you should do some homework on deciding which type of dog to buy. Here are some dog guidelines to think about before purchasing your pooch...

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