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How to Take Care of a Puppy: Bringing a Puppy Home Dog Care 

How to Take Care of a Puppy: Bringing a Puppy Home

Hi. I’m Kathy Santo with Iams. Today we’re going to talk about what to do when you bring home your new puppy. We’ll cover everything from supplies and preparation steps to the car ride home, the first few days– how to introduce him or her to your family, and more. Before you bring your puppy home, prepare yourself with the following supplies. Premium puppy food to get your new puppy off to a good start, stainless steel non-tip food and water bowls, identification tags with your puppy’s name and your…

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How To Take Care of a Puppy: Taking Care of Puppies Dog Care 

How To Take Care of a Puppy: Taking Care of Puppies

Hi. I’m Dr. Katy Nelson for Iams with Howdini. Today we’re going to talk about how to take care of your puppy. First and foremost, you want to understand and meet your puppy’s needs. Here they are in order of importance. Number one, basic health– water, nutrition specifically formulated for puppies, and sleep. Also, immunizations and regular check-ups are recommended. Number two, safety. As with small children, you need to keep your puppy in an environment that is safe for him. Puppies explore with their mouths and they learn about…

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How to Take Care of a Dog : Dog Owning Basics Dog Care 

How to Take Care of a Dog : Dog Owning Basics

So to summarize general dog information, more goes into owning a dog than most people think. Everything from grooming, housing, feeding, vet visits, micro-chipping and other, other things required to give your dog a happy healthy life. I would recommend doing research on the Internet or from current responsible pet owners who own pets on where to go for some of these services. Also by checking my website you can read a little bit of what I would have to recommend if you’re looking to find a particular vendor in…

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How to Take Care of a Dog : Kennels & Crates in Dog Training Dog Care 

How to Take Care of a Dog : Kennels & Crates in Dog Training

Kennels or dog crates are an effective tool in not only potty training your dog, but bringing about calm submissive behavior. In the many dogs that I’ve trained over the many years, I always recommend to customers, whether they have a toy breed or a working herding breed, to begin with your puppy in a kennel or crate. The way you can measure the appropriate size is as a puppy, your dog should have just enough space to get up and do a 360 degree turn. This is not inhumane…

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