Tips for Getting a Puppy

Welcoming a new puppy into your home is exciting, but it requires a lot of planning before you get your puppy. From buying food and supplies to scheduling his first pet visit, you'll need a comprehensive puppy checklist. See our experts’ puppy planning tips for a smooth, happy transition.


  • Bringing your puppy home can be exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. Here are some steps you can take to make your puppy have a comfortable first night in his new home.

  • Being prepared means you and your puppy will have more time to get to know each other. Here are some of the things you’ll need to make your house feel more like a home for your new friend.
  • It’s his new home, but there are lots of potential hazards lying in wait. After all, puppies are babies, which means they’re lively, curious, and they teethe. They can find themselves in serious trouble, so it’s best to take preventative measures.