10 Must-Haves For Your New Puppy Checklist

When bringing home a new puppy you need to make sure to complete your new puppy checklist before he gets to your house. Having the right gear is essential when it comes to house training, feeding schedules, sleeping schedules, and more when it comes to your pup. Just like a baby, they are new to your home and have needs that have to be met for you and your new friend to live together in harmony.

Pups and even older dogs are wonderful companions who want nothing more than to please their owners; they will give you unconditional love and affection for many years to come, but the ground rules are important. Praise and affection go a long way when it comes to your furry friend, but make sure you know what your expectations are from the beginning. With a little bit of love, the supplies from your new puppy checklist, and the right mindset, you and your new pup will be the very best of friends!

Impact Dog Crates

10 Must-Haves For Your New Puppy Checklist

Dogs all need to have a safe space to call their own. Whether you are bringing home a puppy, looking for a new “dog cave” for your furry friend, or need a safe space for your anxious pet, Impact Dog Crates designs high-quality, heavy-duty dog crates that will withstand just about anything. Your pet is part of your family so you need to make sure he has a safe space to sleep and decompress and with Impact Dog Crates your pet will get the very best.

With made-to-order options ranging from high anxiety crates to stationary crates to collapsible crates, Impact Dog Crates offer quality and durability you won’t find elsewhere. Unlike wire crates or plastic crates, Impact Dog Crates will give your pet the quiet safe space they deserve and you the peace of mind you need when keeping them safe and sound. Crafted of durable lightweight aluminum and available in a variety of custom sizes and colors, the Impact Collapsible Dog Crate is a perfect sleep, safety, and travel solution for your pet!

Tough and rugged, these versatile dog crates are crafted of military-grade materials. The durable, lightweight aluminum includes premium hardware and latches to ensure your pet stays put when you want him to. With side vents and a front grate, your pet can still be fully aware of his surroundings without getting overstimulated or upset. Additionally, the military-grade stackable corners let you stack the crates as needed for convenience.

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The sleek and low-impact design of the collapsible crate makes it great for both home and travel use. Easy to assemble, no tool necessary, you can take your pet with you on the go and still keep him safe in his same crate at home. With military-grade handles for carrying, your crate can be moved hassle-free. In order to make sure your pet fits just right, Impact Dog Crates even offers instructions on measuring your pup to ensure you give him enough space to call his own.

10 Must-Haves For Your New Puppy Checklist

Impact Dog Crates suggests you measure your pup from his nose to the base of his tail and the ground to the top of his head for the correct crate size.

If you are bringing home a pup, you can order your crate in the size you will need for his breed full grown and include their Puppy Divider for immediate use. Invest in one dog crate that will last a lifetime by including the Puppy Divider which can be adjusted as your pup grows. Perfect for potty training, the powder-coated Puppy Divider Panels utilize rods and wing nuts for simple installation and adjustments. With one crate being all you will ever need, the Impact Dog Crate of your choice will allow your pup to become acclimated to his space early on.

10 Must-Haves For Your New Puppy Checklist

Finally, the Orthopedic Crate Pad is a vinyl-coated pad perfect for little pups who are still being trained and older dogs who may have incontinence issues due to age or anxiety. The rough and tough Ballistic Nylon Cover is resistant to chewing and scratching while also waterproof, removable, and machine-washable. The nylon cover is also thermal resistant so that it will keep your pet cool and at an optimal temperature while the memory foam core is soft and supportive in all the right places. Providing pressure relief and joint support for sleeping pups, this crate pad fits in all of the Impact Dog Crates ensuring a comfy, cozy resting place for your pup.

Our pets become part of our family, we love them and they devote themselves to us. As such, ensuring they have a safe and secure space to sleep and play is essential to their well-being and our peace of mind. With Impact Dog Crates you are not just picking a crate for your pup, you are investing in a durable, versatile, high-quality space where they will feel safe to rest, recharge and relax no matter what the day’s adventures bring.

Use code DAILYMOM for 15% off The Collapsible Dog Crate and High Anxiety Dog Crate

Collapsible Dog Crate | Orthopedic Crate Pad | Puppy Divider
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Qalo offers awesome TraQ pet tags as well as soft collars and leashes for your furry friend. Perfect for all pups, but especially those who love to play rough and tough, spending plenty of time in the mud or the water, Qalo’s pet products are easy to clean and made for the outdoors!

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The Navy QALO Leash and Collar Set is the ideal set for bringing home your new pet, whether your furry friend is a puppy or a full-grown rescue, the QALO Leash and Collar set will keep him comfortable and dry without any skin or fur irritation. Odor-free and ultra-tough, QALO’s collars and leashes are free of sounds (no jingling as your pup prances around the house), and the durable flex poly-coated webbing is waterproof and easy to clean. The collar’s quick release feature keeps your pup secure when necessary but allows for easy removal in case of an emergency.

With coated rivets and an alloy d-ring, the hardware on both the collar and the leash are durable, high-quality materials that won’t break or discolor. The leash is comfortable for you to hold, while the swivel hooks allow your dog to move about comfortably and securely on your walks. Available in small, medium, and large sizes and sets, the QALO Collar and Leash will grow with your pup and will last a lifetime.

When it comes to tracking your pet, QALO’s TraQ Pet Tags are ideal for any pet, especially if your pup is a budding escape artist. Powered by Tile Bluetooth Technology, the QALO TraQ lets your find your pet nearby in case they’ve escaped or been lost. Built of lightweight, durable silicone and fully customizable, your QALO TraQ tag has plenty of room for all of your and your pet’s info, as well as the ability to help you find him if necessary.

With a non-replaceable battery that lasts up to two years, the QALO TraQ tag is waterproof for up to an hour and works through the Tile app. If your dog is within a 200 foot Bluetooth Range you can use the app to ring your pet’s tag. Alternatively, when out of range you can still use the Tile app to view the TraQ’s most recent location as well as get help from the Tile Network. If the TraQ is outside of your range, you can tap ‘Notify when found’ in the app and Tile’s Network of global app users and Network Extenders, such as compatible Echo devices on Amazon Sidewalk or compatible Xfinity X1 and xFi devices, will aid in your search.

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QALO’s pet products are made for life. They are made to withstand the rough and tumble life of a pet who loves getting dirty, swimming in the ocean, and basically just living a dog’s best life. Let QALO keep your pup safe and secure no matter their age with the TraQ Pet Tag and Leash and Collar Set.

Navy Qalo Leash & Collar Set | QALO TraQ Silicone Dog ID Tag
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10 Must-Haves For Your New Puppy Checklist

Kong knows that no matter what size or age pup you are bringing home, chew toys are a must for our furry friends. Whether your pup is teething or your old faithful friend just needs a few toys for fun, Kong has the quality dog toys you need that will hold up to even the toughest chewing and rough and tumble play.

From hide and seek toys to keep your pup entertained to those meant to fetch, chase, chew and play, Kong has made for every pup, large or small, young or old. With options for power chewers or those who need a snuggly friend to sleep with, Kong has toys that are safe, educational, and fun for your pup.

A few of our favorites include:

  • Goodie Bone – great for super chewers or puppies this bone can even be stuffed with kibble or treats
  • Flyer – for the pup who loves to play fetch, this durable rubber flyer will last a lifetime for hours of play and entertainment
  • Dotz Circle – clean your pup’s teeth and gums while he chews on this toy with layered textures and a great erratic bounce for fun
  • Wild Antler Toy – crafted of ultra-durable elk antlers, this chew toy will last while also cleaning your pup’s teeth and gums
  • Cozie Ali Alligator – soft and cuddly but uber-durable, Ali Alligator will be your pup’s new best friend for sleep and play
  • KONG Classic – perfect for dogs who love to chew and play this classic offers an erratic bounce with an uber durable rubber exterior and a hidden hole for peanut butter or snacks
  • Comfort HedgeHug – ideal for cuddling, this hedgehog includes a squeaker and a crinkly interior, inciting your pup’s natural instincts and curiosities
  • AirDog Bone – combining two classic dog toys, the AirDog Bone contains both a squeaker and is crafted of tennis ball material making it a great choice for games of fetch
  • Shakers Honkers Duck – the durable duck includes a noisemaking shaker that will intrigue and fascinate your furry friend; durable material won’t rip or tear meaning your pup will enjoy hours of fun with this duck toy
  • Shieldz Tropic Octopus – perfect for playing in the pool, this floating octopus includes a squeaker, a wipe-clean exterior, and an ultra-durable coating to protect the densely packed interior

Kong knows pups love to play no matter their age but safety is also a priority to pet parents. Kong’s toys are fun, educational and safe for your pets at all ages and stages of life making them a must on your new puppy checklist.

Goodie Bone | Flyer | Dotz Circle | Wild Antler Toy | Cozie Ali Alligator | KONG Classic | Comfort HedgeHug | AirDog Bone | Shakers Honkers Duck | Shieldz Tropic Octopus
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Mason Grove Farm

10 Must-Haves For Your New Puppy Checklist

Mason Grove Farm pet products are ìfarm to paw. The Man’s Best Friend Gift Set combines your pup’s favorites: Puddy Paws, the Bark Bar, and Pup Bacon, Cheddar & Quinoa Dog Biscuits. The Bark Bar is an all-natural goat milk dog shampoo bar that leaves your pup’s fur clean and hydrated. It softens skin and nourishes the coat while repelling pests, too. The Bark Bar is made with all-natural ingredients like coconut oil, lavender, shea butter, goatís milk, Vitamin E, rosemary, and cedar wood.

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Pamper your fur babyís feet with Puddy Paws. Moisturize, soothe and protect dry cracked paws and noses. Puddy Paws is hand-poured in Tennessee. It is made from all-natural ingredients like West African shea butter, beeswax, sunflower oil, and lavender.

Your pup will love the Farm to Pup Bacon, Cheddar & Quinoa Dog Biscuits. The gourmet crunchy, oven-baked, grain-free dog treats are wheat-free, corn-free, and soy free. The Farm to Paw treats also come in Peanut Butter Oatmeal and BBQ Bones flavor.

Man’s Best Friend | Bark Bar | Puddy Paws | Bacon, Cheddar & Quinoa Dog Biscuits
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10 Must-Haves For Your New Puppy Checklist

The Airtight Rice Storage/Pet Food Container with Measuring Cup keeps your furry friendís food fresh and convenient. The large, sleek, silicone sealed container keeps your dog or cat food fresh, and your home elegant. (Of course, you can use it for rice, too.) The modular container is 10.6 by 10.6 by 8.5 inches. It comes in dark blue, blue, pink and white.

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The 2 Compartment Food Storage Container/Cereal Dispenser with Dividers works perfectly for dog treats. Keep your furry friendís treats fresh and convenient in the 2.7 quart container. Of course, the 2 Compartment Food Storage Containers work amazingly for cereals, grains, flour, pasta and dry goods, too. The divider can be removed to create a larger compartment. The deep-seal clear containers are 9.25 by 7.95 by 3.7 inches.

Airtight Rice Storage/Pet Food Container with Measuring Cup | 2 Compartment Food Storage Container/Cereal Dispenser with Dividers
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Rocco & Roxie Supply Co.

Dino lovers will enjoy giving their pups a T-Rex or Triceratops Chew Toy. The adorable dino plush, squeaky toys are fetchable, chewable, and tug-able. Your furry friend will love playing dinosaurs with you. The doggie dino-toys are a neutral kaki color so they blend with your dÈcor, too.

After playing dino-tug, you know your pup wants to play play ball! The 4-inch ball by Rocco & Roxie ensures that play time can last for a long time. The nontoxic ball has no phthalates, latex or heavy materials. In addition, the ball is personally tested by Rocco ñ the resident toy shredder at Rocco & Roxie. The tough 4-inch or 2.5-inch ball is ready for heavy duty play time with your pooch.

T-Rex Squeaky Chew Toy | Triceratops Squeaky Chew Toy | 4-Inch Ball
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10 Must-Haves For Your New Puppy Checklist

Your dog will love the Wobble Ballô 2.0. The unique dog toy provides mental stimulation and playtime, when you tuck treats inside the interactive puzzle toy. The Wobble Ballô 2.0 rolls unpredictably as your pup works to get his treats or kibble out of the dispensing toy. The Wobble Ballô 2.0 comes in four colors, with three different size holes, and boasts a cute little scene with a dog inside.

You and your pup will enjoy the durable Tug Ball Rope Toy. Play fetch or tug of war with an easy-to-grip handle for you, and a rope ball for your pup to hold on the other end. The Tug Ball Rope Toy is made of non-toxic, durable, braided cotton rope. The toy is even machine washable.

The Compact Training Pouch lets you carry treats or poop bags, whichever makes life better as a Dog Mom. The pouch not only carries your dog’s necessities but boasts a hidden squeaker to capture your dog’s attention. The lightweight, adorable Compact Training Pouch is decorated with doggies jumping and playing on the waterproof, 600-Denier PE fabric. It has a carabiner clip to secure the pouch to your belongings. The sides of the pouch boast 3M reflective stripes.

SHOP: Wobble Ball 2.0 | Tug Ball Rope Toy | Compact Training Pouch
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10 Must-Haves For Your New Puppy Checklist

Pug owners know, there is no other dog like a pug. To showcase your love of pugs, the Black Pugs Throw Blanket is a must-have in your home. Drape your bed, your couch, or yourself in this soft, fluffy blanket with a unique design of black pugs all over. Made from 100% polyester fleece, this throw is available in 3 sizes to select. Your furry friend won’t mind snuggling you in this plush blanket either! There are several other pug designs to choose from as well.

10 Must-Haves For Your New Puppy Checklist

Keep with the black pug theme and give your dog a pet mat as well. This mat will be your dog’s very own placemat, to keep their bowls in place and protect floors from spills, messes, and scratches. The soft surface makes it a comfy resting mat for smaller dogs and cats and the absorbent foam has a non-skid and non-slip base. Roll it up and bring it along for outdoor, travel, or in-car use!

Black Pugs Throw Blanket | Black Pugs Pet Mat
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Joy Organics

10 Must-Haves For Your New Puppy Checklist

Joy Organics was created with a clear initiative: to develop premium CBD products through innovation and excellence, with service to match. Their pet products are crafted with the same attention to detail and commitment to quality as their products for humans because they believe your furry friends deserve the absolute best. To support your animals’ mental and physical well-being, the CBD Dog Treats and Organic CBD Tincture for Pets are the products you need.

Give your dog the benefits of phytocannabinoid-rich hemp oil with the beef-flavored CBD Dog Treats that are formulated with water-soluble CBD powder and other premium ingredients, providing superior results in tasty, dog-approved soft chews. The USDA Certified Organic Pet CBD Oil Tincture is made with only two premium ingredients: organic olive oil and organic broad-spectrum hemp extract. Joy’s premium broad-spectrum CBD Oil Tincture for Pets gives your favorite furry companions all the benefits of the 0.0% THC CBD oil.

CBD Dog Treats | Organic CBD Tincture for Pets
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Having a pet is all fun and games until bath time comes and your pet runs away in defiance or you KNOW they need a good brushing, but you’d rather just spend some time casually petting them. With these HandsOn Animal Gloves, casual grooming time with your animals is now hassle-free, as it offers an enjoyable experience for your adorable pets. Wearing these gloves, you can groom your pet while maintaining your hygiene. Unlike the harsh brushes for bathing, these gloves are gentle on your pet’s skin and allow you to carefully and thoroughly clean the sensitive areas.

In addition, massaging your pet improves circulation, resulting in a neat and shiny appearance. You’ll love to know it is also perfect for horse lovers or those who own a farm.

HandsOn Animal Gloves
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With everything you need for your new puppy checklist, you are ready to bring home your furry friend or pick up a few new items for your ride or die lifelong companion. Our pets are part of our family and being prepared when welcoming them into our homes is an integral part of their health and wellbeing. From treats for training to safe spaces to sleep, we have what you need to add to your new puppy checklist when thinking about welcoming a dog into your home.

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Kristin dePaula
Kristin dePaula
Kristin is a Montessori Mama who spends her days working as a lawyer with at-risk youth and her nights chasing her 4 boys on their latest adventure. She spends a significant amount of time in the kitchen creating healthy, organic, and delicious meals for her family, reading books with her boys, and at the soccer fields. Aspiring to make a difference in lives of others one child at a time, Kristin is passionate about social justice, early literacy, and early childhood education. While she loves scarves and boots, Kristin lives at the world's most famous beach with her husband, kids, extended family, and enough pets to open a zoo.