This week is National Puppy Awareness Week (8 - 15th September), run by The Kennel Club. They aim to cut the number of puppies and dogs ending up in rescue homes following people buying the wrong dog for their kind of life.
Battersea Dogs and Cats Home and their rehoming process. They ensure that the correct animal is going to live with the correct family. If buying a dog from a breeder, you must do this for yourself.
Puppies grow up fast, and the cute little bundle curled up in your hand as a baby very quickly gets larger...
|Stolli when she first opened an eye at about 10 days old....|
|... and a few years later on holiday with us, thanks to the Pet Passport Scheme|
For more info on National Puppy Awareness Week: http://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/paw
All photos courtesy of Nick Stevens: www.picnick.co.uk
The Pet Passport Scheme: http://www.defra.gov.uk/wildlife-pets/pets/travel/pets/