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Pup of the month

Could your dog be our next ‘Pup of the Month’?

We are now recruiting puppies from anywhere in the UK/ROI, of any breed or cross-breed. If your puppy is under 16 weeks of age please consider signing up, and joining the Generation Pup community. You could help us to make Generation Pup a once in a lifetime study with benefits for all of dogdom! Plus your puppy could be chosen as ‘Pup of the Month’.

Project news

Introducing beautiful ‘Mini’ – Generation Pup’s November Pup of the Month

Mini is a Labrador Retriever.  In this photo she is enjoying her first experience of playing in the sea.  Mini is a well-travelled young pup, she has already experienced a boat trip, and a ride on a steam train!  We are very grateful to Mini and her owner Teresa for their participation in the Generation Pup research project and we look forward to learning from Mini as she grows!

Meet beautiful ‘Petra’….October Pup of the Month!

A big thank you to Petra and her owner for being part of Generation Pup. By providing data about Petra her owner is contributing to improving the health, behaviour and welfare of generations of dogs to come.  Petra’s owner had these words to share….”Petra is a blue German Shepherd.  One of her favourite pastimes is giving us the slip at the park and heading for the muddiest smelly puddle. Splash!! She’s no longer blue and boy does she smell!”

September’s Generation Pup of the Month award goes to the beautiful ‘Blizzard’!

Blizzard’s owner has kindly shared these words about her gorgeous Labrador X Husky puppy “Sometimes she’s huskadorable and other times she’s a bouncy, bitey, brilliantly handfulador pup. Learning to play with the children, catch and fetch and popping bubbles”.  If you would like your puppy to be the next Pup of the Month, please send your favourite picture of him/her to generationpup@rvc.ac.uk before the end of the month so they may be entered in the draw!  Huge thanks to Blizzard and all our Generation Pup puppies for taking part in this amazing research project!

Introducing the beautiful ‘Audrey’….Generation Pup’s August Pup of the Month!

Audrey’s owner Vanessa had these words to share about her lovely pup “Audrey is very bossy and likes to tell everyone that she is in charge.  She loves going to the pub and playing with the other pubs dogs, they chase around in circles for hours.  She has just started to enjoy cuddles on the sofa, which gives us a bit of a break!”.  We are so grateful for Vanessa and Audrey’s participation in the Generation Pup research project.  If you would like your puppy to be the next Pup of the Month, please send your favourite picture of him/her to generationpup@rvc.ac.uk before the end of the month so they may be entered in the draw!

Meet the lovely ‘Lola’…Generation Pup’s Pup of the Month!

Our July puppy is the adorable Lola! By being part of the Generation Pup community Lola and her owner are assisting in one of the largest dog studies of its kind.  Lola’s owner had this to share about her puppy “Lola is a Pugalier (pug/cavalier), she has a very friendly and inquisitive nature and is always looking for mischief!!  She loves to play with our other Pugalier Lexi and gets on well with our cat.”  Thanks to Lola and her owner for being a vital part of Generation Pup!