Be sure to pick a safe and quiet spot to place your new furbaby's cage in.
Close doors and use baby gates to create a smaller space for you new pup to have access to. This will help you to monitor your pup and aid in potty training. As they learn the house rules and become potty trained, you can slowly open up your house to them.
If you have household plants, be sure to move them out of reach as some household plants are toxic to dogs.
This is important especially if you are bringing a puppy home! Remove all miscellaneous things such as pillows, blankets, remotes, electrical wires, books, food, small rugs or any other things your puppy might get into. Remember, they don't know the rules yet!
Crate's are essential for creating a safe place for your dog, assisting in potty training, as well as protecting your pup from eating inedible objects while you're gone. Attached is a suggested size guide created by Dog Crates Depot to assist in buying the perfect crate! Size guide | Dog Crates Depot®
An adjustable collar with sturdy clasps is great for most dogs! If you adopt a furbaby who is a puller, a quick release prong collar or a herm sprenger collar are great to have as they don't pull over the dog's head like a traditional collar's and are helpful for training!
A 6ft nylon or leather leash are great choices!
Name tags are essential to ensure your furbaby gets back to you if lost. Be sure to include your pup's name as well as your name and phone number!
Puppy pads are a great way to aid in potty training and mess cleanup!
Use Chemical Guys Lightning-Fast Stain Extractor to clean stains in combination with enzyme cleaner to remove odor.
Your furbaby's transition is made easier by feeding them the same food we were feeding them. Be sure to communicate with us before getting your pup to ensure you have the proper food!
Metal food and water bowls are rust and chewing resistant and are easy to clean! Be sure to clean these bowls frequently, most are dishwasher safe.
Especially if you are bringing home a puppy, treats are essential to their training! House foods like turkey, chicken, ham, and cheese are great for training when broken up into small pieces! Pieces of their dog food also serve as good alternatives for those with sensitive stomachs.
Huskies have double coats and as a result, they should NEVER be shaved! To prevent any matting and to ensure their coat is in properly maintained, a "Pat Your Pet Deshedding Brush" is a great option! Brushing your dog once a week, if not once a month is best.
These can be obtained through Amazon, and it is recommended you cut their names every few weeks. If your dog doesn't like its feet being touched, most veterinarians offer nail trimming services.
Pet supplies stores like PetSmart, Petco and other places such as Amazon offer dog toothpaste and brushes. Aim to brush your dog's teeth two times a week.
You will have to choose shampoo for your dog based on their needs. Places like PetSmart, Petco, and Amazon offer great selections!