A Comprehensive List Of Basic Products You Will Need If You Are A First Time Owner Of A Puppy

Oct 2, 2018 | Puppy Food

Being a proud owner of a puppy is a life changing experience even though it comes with its fair share of stress and troubles. Before bringing one into your home its always advisable to have essential basic products that your puppy will require, at times it can be difficult to decide which products should be a priority. In this post, we are going to break it down for you that will make a smooth and seamless transition of the new member of the family.

Must have basic products for first-time puppy owners

Collar and leash

Collar and leash for dog
This is the first thing that should be on your shopping list, choose a collar with fancy designs and patterns whose sole purpose is to hold your puppy’s identification tag and license which contains your contact information for easier tracking in case your puppy gets lost. The collar is attached to the leash and always choose one made of adjustable nylon type so as not to hurt your puppy. The leash makes it easier to walk with your puppy and also training; the leash must contain a loop for firm grips, especially when walking in crowded areas.
Collar and leash for dog

Crates and containment

Crates for dog
This will help to keep your puppy in a confined space for easier monitoring and house training. Crates are made of different materials such as plastics, and stainless steel, choose the one that is most suitable for you and your puppy and will provide maximum security for your new pal. When purchasing select a crate that has a large space that will make it easier to move around and make him/her feel comfortable. Crates and containment prevent your puppy from wandering aimlessly around the house.

Food and water bowls

Dog's food and water bowls
Your puppy will require to eat and drink when you bring them home you will be required to purchase food and water bowls. There are wide varieties, and you can select from glass bowls, stainless steel, and plastic bowls depending on how deep your pocket is. Purchase the ones that are easier to clean, wash and not heavy enough which makes it difficult for the puppy to carry it around.
Dog's food and water bowls

Grooming supplies

Dog Grooming Supplies

Hygiene is important especially for a growing puppy; it will need to be washed and groomed on a regular basis for optimum health of its skin and coat. You will also be required to trim his/her nail, brush their teeth and have their ears cleaned.

Some of the essential grooming accessories are

  • Nail clippers
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Cotton balls
  • Towels
  • Comb
  • Blow-dryer
  • Bristle brush

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Food

Choose the correct food for your dog

A small puppy has a huge appetite with big calories needs which provides energy and aids in growth and development. For the first few months, your puppy will need special diets that has all the nutritional requirements, consult a veterinarian who will advise you accordingly on the right ingredients and food for your puppy.

Purchase the ones that are easier to clean, wash and not heavy enough which makes it difficult for the puppy to carry it around.

Choose the correct food for your dog

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Final verdict

Having a puppy is no easy feat, make sufficient preparation and do some research before bringing one home so as to know what to expect. When that big day finally comes, it will be a positive experience for both you and your puppy! Wishing you all the best!

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