Shopping list for your new dog

While not all these items are needed, we think it’s a useful reminder list in case you’ve forgotten something.

Essentials 
  • Food and water bowls
  • Food (canned and/or dry) – we recommend Fish 4 Dogs
  • Collar
  • Four to six-foot leash
  • Dog bed
  • Super-absorbent paper towels
  • Absorbent house-training pads (pee pads)
  • Non-toxic cleanser
  • Enzymatic odor neutralizer
  • Plastic poop baggies (biodegradable ones are best) or pooper scooper
  • Variety of toys (a ball, rope, chew toy and puzzle toy are good starts)
  • Variety of treats (such as small cookies, larger rawhides, etc.)
RECOMMENDED
  • ID tag with your phone number
  • Hard plastic carrier or foldable metal crate
  • Doggy shampoo and conditioner
  • Nail clippers
  • Canine toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Brush or comb (depends on your pet’s coat length and type)
  • Sponge and scrub brush
  • First-aid supplies
  • Baby gate(s) If you would like a head start on getting your puppy essentials, we provide a puppy essentials kit.
 

If you would like a head start on getting your puppy essentials, we also provide a puppy essentials kit to our fosters for RMB 300 (at cost).
Please click below to download an overview of the kit: