About Us

Care of Our Puppies.

Cavaliers Skully and Herald - cute as buttons!

Cavaliers Skully and Herald – cute as buttons!

Heronbank Cavaliers took great pride in our pedigree cavalier puppies, to give them the very best start in life that we could.

Before and during the whelping we used a homoeopathic “birthing pack” supplied by Charles Barrett, our homoeopathist, which contained remedies and treatments for most – if not all – possible eventualities connected with the birthing process eg., uterine inertia, lack of milk, little maternal instinct (common following a C-Section), mastitis etc.. This was invaluable to us over the years and we would recommend it to anyone who breeds dogs or cats.

Our puppies were born in our lounge where they receive individual attention during their births.

When they are suckling well, and we are reasonably sure all the puppies had been delivered, they and their mother were transferred into our “dog room”.

This ensured that mother could bond with her babies undisturbed.  Here we had our 2 webcams so we could view proceedings close-up without disturbing mum.

The utmost care was taken to prevent the introduction and spread of disease, by the use of a specially formulated Cromessol disinfectant daily and the use of disinfectant foot-baths when we had puppies.  This disinfectant is approved by DEPRA for use against bacteria, fungi, viruses & spores. It is effective protection against Canine Parvo Virus, Kennel Cough, and can also be used against foot & mouth disease and foul-pest.

Being pedigree puppies they were Kennel Club Registered and benefitted from having 4 weeks free insurance from the date of sale through the Kennel Club.

Our adults had their eyes and hearts checked by a Kennel Club Approved Ophthalmic Veterinarian, and the puppies were vet-checked twice, the first time, within 12 hours of their birth, and also when they had their vaccination and microchip just before they left us.

Health care

Our puppies were wormed regularly and received both homoeopathic and allopathic vaccine which, between them, covered the puppies for hard pad, distemper, leptospirosis, hepatitis parvo-virus, and coccidiosis.

The homoeopathic treatment which our puppies received, not only protected them from these deadly diseases, but also ensured that the puppy does not react in any negative way to conventional vaccines.  Additionally these homoeopathic vaccines could be used as a treatment in case of infection.

Feeding

A free pack of puppy food was given, along with a feeding sheet and guide.

Please ensure fresh drinking water is available at all times.

New owners were very special to us as it was important that our puppies are given loving lifelong homes, therefore we gave support in the following ways:

Our Code of Practice could be downloaded from our website by clicking on the following link:

selling of puppies leaflet Revised Sept 13

We would answer your questions as honestly as possible.

We would give you as much information as we could about this breed.

We would honour holidays booked at the time of sale.

If your circumstances changed and you become unable to keep one of our puppies, we would ask you to inform us as we offer to assist you in finding a new suitable home for your pet.

It was our practice to give 10% of the profits from Heronbank to help animals who are not as fortunate as our own, that come to us through rescue.