Health

Below you’ll find a collection of information sheets to help you with your new dog.  If you can’t find what you’re looking for, or need further advice, please reach out to us via our contact page or by email to enquiries@pawprints2freedom.co.uk
 
Please note, all content has been pulled together by our volunteers based on their vast experience with adopting and fostering Romanian rescue dogs.  This information should not be used as a substitute for a behaviourist or veterinary surgeons opinion and it has not been written or approved by either.
 
If you need to speak to a behaviourist or veterinary surgeon and would like some help finding a reputable company to deal with, please do reach out.

Health Advice

When your dog arrives, you may notice some symptoms that worry you. We have put together a list of some common and normal effects of the journey.

Neutering - Aftercare

All of our dogs must be neutered. We have put together a quick guide on aftercare to support your dog with their recovery.

Dealing with Fleas

When it comes to fleas, prevention is better than cure! Here is a quick guide on the flea treatments available and their effectiveness.

Heatstroke

In summer, your dog can not only get hot and bothered but is also at risk of potentially fatal heatstroke. Keeping cool is vital.

Foods to Avoid

We love our dogs and share our hearts and homes with them, but there are some foods that we should not be sharing with them. We have compiled a list to help you.

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

The Pawprints team are always on hand to help.  If you need support, advice or help, please reach out.