• harrylangley

Thinking of buying a pet?

Updated: Feb 2

At Penbode Pet Vets we are here to assist you choosing the right pet for your family and your lifestyle. Finding up-to-date sound advice can be overwhelming. We have put together a list of useful links to help you find all the information you require. Still have questions? Contact the surgery for further advice and one of our team will be happy to assist you.


The Kennel Club website has a wealth of information to assist you in choosing and buying the right dog for you.

Breed information


Buying a dog/puppy guides


The Puppy Planhttp://www.thepuppyplan.com/

Dog adoption

So many dogs are looking for a new home. Why not contact any of the local dog rehoming charities in the area. Here are a few in our immediate area. There are many more around the region, nationwide and worldwide:

The Dogs Trusthttps://www.dogstrust.org.uk/our-centres/ilfracombe/

K9Focus Dog Rescuehttps://www.k9focus.co.uk/

Little Valley Animal Shelter https://www.rspca-littlevalley.org.uk/

How to look after and care for a dog



Thinking of getting a cat?


The kitten checklist


Caring for cats and kittens


Dog or Cat not for you? The following links provide information on other types of pets

Thinking of getting a Rabbit

Thinking of getting a rabbit?


Caring for rabbits


Thinking of getting a rodent?

Caring for rodents


Thinking of getting an exotic pet?

Caring for exotic pets


I have a new pet...

Once you’ve chosen the right pet for you, it’s time to bring them home.

Remember to book a health check with one of our vets.

Our nurses are available to offer advice on helping you and your new pet settle in to their new home.

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