If you bring a new furry friend, you may have many questions. Puppies usually require a lot of attention, tools and love to keep them happy and healthy. Between introducing your family, proving your home and getting them on a care schedule, there may be a lot of things you may need to check out before they get home. Fortunately, we created a new puppy checklist to help you navigate puppies with ease. Read on to learn more about what to include in your new puppy checklist for a seamless transition and tips to help your new best friend.
Prepare with this new puppy
Puppy secure your home
No pet owner wants to deal with the stress of wiring, plants or other risks to pets when they first take their pet home. Consider going room-by-room to determine if the space is pet-friendly.
It can also be helpful to create a small space that only your new puppy can retreat to when they want to relax.
After all, they get to know their new home, it's a lot of stimulus. Check out this guide on how to paraphrase your home.
Prepare for socialization
Socialization is an important part of your household's growth and development. Although it can be difficult to hang out with other puppies during the COVID-19 pandemic, you can still use additional resources to help your furry friend.
For example, let the puppy explore when they are out on their daily walk. Consider taking a different dog path than your regular walk or try a new interaction with a new toy during playtime.
In addition, various interactive toys can help provide emotional, mental and physical stimulation for your new puppy and give you the chance to bond with them. For more information on puppy socialization, read this checklist here.
Keep your furry friend neat and
The health of your puppy's coat, skin, nails is an important part of their overall wellness. From your puppy's first bath to your puppy's first haircut, you may be unsure of how to handle the coat. Each puppy's coat may be different. In fact, your daily care regimen may vary depending on your new pet breed. For more tips, you can think of this puppy care guide here.
If you think you are ready to welcome your new pet home, you can discover which items you want in the list below.
A new puppy checklist can help you stay organized
There's so much to keep in mind when bringing your new pet! It is such a fun and exciting time for your family. Puppies can be incredible companions and can be a great addition to any family. The most important thing of all is that puppies have the ability to show us how to have fun and get in touch with others.
What did you include in your new puppy checklist? Tell us in the comments.
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