It can be a blast to find the perfect products for your puppy. And there are lots of them to choose from. When walk through any pet boutique, big-box retailer or department store, and you will see aisles of premium foods and treats, plush beds, toys of every shape and size. It is tempting to splurge on your new dog, to start with, here are some basic dog supplies you must have when you are planning to adopt puppy.
A must for any puppy owner, crate and containment devices keep your new pal in a confined area where you can monitor and house train him. Since not all the pups are well-behaved at the very first, in case he might get lost, better to keep him in crate or carrier until he get used to the environment. When choosing a crate or carrier, ensure that your pup can stand up, lie down, turn around, and stretch inside. Though dogs prefer to have a close-in den-like space, they also need room.
Create a dog bed for your new family member. The first night your pup comes home, he’ll need a comfy bed. You can find soft quilt and cushion to make his dog bed instead of spending money buying dog bed.
Food and water bowls. You pooch will need food and water bowl when he comes home, and there are many varieties available through your pet specialty retailer. You can choose ceramic or stainless steel dishes, plastic crocks, and even glass bowls. Talking about the bowls, food is also must-have thing for dog. You’d better to purchase the pup’s food which contains milk, vegetable, meat, rice and so on.
Leash and collar are necessary things you must have for your pup. A collar that holds your pup’s license and ID tag and list your name and phone number. The collar attaches to the leash which you will need to walk your pup. Besides, remember to choose comfortable and suitable collar, as if the collar is not good, it will hurt your dog’s neck.
Pups like playing. So prepare some toys for him. Such as pet flashing spiky ball, tug toys, flying discs and dolls. Offer your puppy strong, durable, well-made toys that are sized appropriately for him.