You're almost ready to welcome your new furry family member.

But before you do, let's ensure you have all the puppy essentials.

This is your ultimate shopping list guide, ensuring you're prepared for the pitter-patter of little paws in your home. 🐾🐾

🐾🐶The Basics: Food and Water Bowls

Start with the dining essentials: food and water bowls.

Stainless steel or ceramic options are durable and easy to clean.

Consider a bowl with a rubber base to prevent enthusiastic eaters from turning mealtime into a food-chasing extravaganza across your kitchen floor.

🐾🐶A Bed for Snoozing

Puppies love to snooze, so invest in a comfortable bed.

If you're feeling fancy, orthopedic beds can give your pup the royal treatment.

Remember, puppies grow, so choose a size that accommodates future growth spurts.

🐾🐶Crate Training: Your Puppy's Den

A crate is a must-have for house training and creating a safe space.

Make sure it's large enough for your puppy to stand, turn around, and stretch out.

Add a soft blanket or crate pad for extra comfort.

🐾🐶Collar, Leash, and ID Tags

Safety first!

A well-fitting collar, a sturdy leash for those first walks, and ID tags with your contact information are non-negotiables.

Consider a harness if you have a breed prone to pulling or respiratory issues.

🐾🐶Chew Toys: Save Your Shoes

Puppies chew. It's a fact of life.

Save your shoes and furniture by providing a variety of chew toys.

From teething rings to interactive puzzles, keep those little jaws busy and out of trouble.

🐾🐶Grooming Supplies: Beyond the Brush

Depending on your puppy's coat, you'll need a brush or comb to keep them looking dapper.

Don't forget nail clippers, puppy shampoo, and ear-cleaning solutions to round out your grooming kit.

🐾🐶Potty Training Supplies: The Cleanup Crew

Potty training means accidents will happen.

Stock up on cleanup supplies like enzymatic cleaners, puppy pads, and, of course, plenty of poop bags for those outdoor adventures.

🐾🐶Health Care: First Aid and Preventatives

Prepare a puppy first aid kit with essentials like bandages, antiseptics, and tweezers for those just-in-case moments.

Also, consult your vet about flea, tick, and heartworm preventatives to keep your pup healthy.

🐾🐶Training Treats: The Way to Your Puppy's Heart

High-quality training treats are invaluable for positive reinforcement during training sessions.

Keep them small, tasty, and healthy.

🐾🐶The Comforts: Blankets and Toys

Soft blankets and a variety of toys, including some for cuddling and others for playing, will help your puppy feel at home.

Remember, this list is just the beginning.

As you get to know your puppy, you'll discover their unique needs and preferences.

Happy shopping, and here's to the joyous homecoming of your new best friend!

If you are curious about more ways to prepare for your new puppy dog,
 reach out for a  call  and a quick chat.

Your Intuitive Dog Coach