New Dog Owner Guide: 10 Items To Put On Your Shopping List

If you are soon about to welcome a new dog at home then it is important that you start preparing fast. There are some material things that you will need for your dog from along with lots of love and kindness.

Install a fence

If you will be leaving your dog free then have a fence installed around your house. This should be totally dog proof. It should also be such that other animals do not get in.


This is important and makes sure that your dog is crate trained. You could choose from the wire, plastic or cloth material.

Baby gates

In case you have a baby at home then this will let your dog known that a particular area is restricted. This is important to keep your baby safe.


Have an exercise area installed for your dog. This is also its play area. It is much safer than having to lock your dog in areas that could not be safe for it. The playpen will keep your dog comfortable and you can also keep a watch on it.


Dogs like to have their own beds to make a small bedroom for your dog and put the best beds for dogs that matches your room style. Postpone the fancy and expensive beds till your dog does not cross its chewing age.


There are sprays available for purchase that tastes bitter and so your dog will not chew on those items.


A collar helps you to identify your dog. But make sure that if you are buying a leash then don’t leave your dog unattended as they may wrap it on something and choke themselves.

Identification tag

You could buy an identification tag and make it on your dog.

Cleaning essentials

Buy the necessary cleaning essentials that can be used to wash off after your dog dirties an area. Make sure that it is made of safe material.

A poop scoop

This should be of a design that will let you scoop the pool from grass as well as flat edges.