Welcoming Your New Puppy Home
As your new puppy gets settled at home, remember to pencil in these tasks to ensure a happy, healthy and well-behaved dog.
Even though you have now brought your puppy home there are a few important things that need to be taken care of to ensure a healthy, happy puppy.
- Find a Vet – Find a veterinarian in your area and schedule an appointment for a few days after getting your pup home. Your vet will likely want to discuss spaying/neutering your puppy dog as well as scheduling preliminary vaccines.
- Spay/Neuter – Some adoption agencies spay/neuter puppies before being adopted out. If your puppy has not been spayed/neutered talk to your vet about the benefits of having your dog spayed or neutered.
- Vaccines – Your veterinarian will be able to recommend and administer vaccines to help keep your growing puppy happy and healthy.
- Banfield Veterinarians – With locations across the United States, there may be a trusted veterinarian network in your area.
- Training – Every breed or mixed breed of dog can benefit from some level of formal training. Find a reputable trainer in your area and start with the basics – come, sit, stay, etc.
- Choosing the Right Food – It’s important to pick a puppy food formula that addresses the needs of your pup’s breed and size and provides enough nutrition for your growing puppy.
|IRIS Pet Playpen with Door, 24-Inch
|Aspen Pet Round Animal Print Pet Bed for Small Dogs and Cats 18-inch by 18-inch
|AmazonBasics Pet Training and Puppy Pads, Regular and Heavy Duty
|Blueberry Pet Classic Solid Color Collection – Regular Collars, Personalized Collars or Seatbelts
|PetSafe Nylon Dog Leash
|Nylabone Puppy Chew Toy
|Nature’s Miracle Stain & Odor Remover