Essential Tips for New Dog Owners

Put away cables, toxic plants, and small objects. Install baby gates. Create a safe, designated puppy zone.

Puppy Proof Your Home

Get food bowls, leashes, collars, beds, crates, grooming tools, stain cleaner, poop bags. Shop for necessities before your pup comes home.

Stock Up on Supplies  

Use treats and patience to crate train positively. Start slow, never use crates for punishment, and give comfy bedding.

Crate Train Your Puppy

Feed on a consistent schedule of meals and treats. Pick a designated feeding spot and stick to it.

Set a Feeding Routine

Enroll in a puppy kindergarten class for socialization and manners. Use reward-based methods and keep sessions brief.

Start Training Early

Arrange an initial vet visit to establish care. Follow their advice on vaccines, preventives, neutering/spaying

Schedule Vet Visits

Fence off hazards like toxic plants and pools. Install secure gates and cover latches/wires to keep curious pups safe.

Puppy Proof Your Yard

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