An increase in the family in the form of a puppy always entails more responsibility - among other things, you have to find out what to buy when the puppy moves in. To help you along the way, we've made a list of 7 things you should buy when the puppy moves in.
1 Collar, harness & leash
When a puppy moves in, it must of course go for walks and experience the big world with you. Therefore, it is important that you buy a collar, harness and a leash for the walk. Remember not walks long trips with the puppy.
2 Dog tag
It is a very good idea acquire a dog tag right away, when you get you puppy. This will ensure that the puppy can find it's way back to you, if you loose it and strangers find it. On the dog tag, write the owner's name and address. Phone number is also highly recommended.
3 Dog bed
When the puppy moves in, it's a really good idea to get a dog bed and teach the puppy that it's a nice place to relax. Sprinkle some treats in the bed when the puppy is away from it, so there will be a surprise for the puppy the next time it searches for the bed.
You can advantageously buy a cage for the puppy and put the bed in it. It's an advantage to teach the dog that the cage is a nice place to be, and most dogs will love their little "cave"
4 Poop bags
It is important to collect the dog's poop, when you go for walk - both so that others do not step on them, but also to avoid the spread of infection. Therefore, always remember to have a good stock of poop bags with you on the walk.
Finally, buy some toys for the puppy when it moves in. First and foremost, it is important to have an alternative for what the puppy can bite at, when it wants to bite us, our shoes and everything else it can grab. BUT toys can also help strengthen your own relationship with the puppy. . They love to play with us, so why not take advantage of it and start a good relationship from the start?
6 Food and Water Bowl
Your puppy needs to be fed and drink water. Therefore, you must buy a food and water bowl for the puppy. Remember that fresh drinking water is a must to have available at all times.
When you get a puppy, you will most likely need to start puppy training. Therefore, feel free to buy a selection of delicious treats for the puppy's daily training. Make sure the treats are small and soft so the puppy can eat them quickly and easily.
Lastly, it must be said that it is also a good idea to get a brush for fur care and a nail clipper or nail file.
Thank you so much for reading along and good luck with the family increase.