Smith Pets Family Farm
NEW PUPPY CHECKLIST
You will be sent home with some. If you wish to change your puppy's food please follow the directions given to you in your puppy folder. We recommend you wait a week or two after bringing your puppy home before doing so. You CAN NOT switch a puppy's food all at once.
***Due to supply chain issues in our area we are having to switch the food we start our puppies on back to Purina starting with our litter that was born 3/31/2022
PURINA PUPPY CHOW
Small size treats reinforce your puppy's good behavior during training.
We like Milk Bone Mini's But any treats will do
-Water & Food Bowls
Weighted ones are GREAT! New puppies have a tendency to turn them over and this will help prevent that to an extent.
Toys that can't be torn up, chewed apart, swallowed, or entangles you will be sent home with one. Toys with plastic eyes and stuffing are not recommended.
Buy to fit your full-grown puppy
For training and travel
You will be sent home with one that will fit for a little while
(NOT NEEDED FOR GOLDEN)
Just your regular natural honey that can be purchased at the grocery. This is to help control blood sugar in smaller puppies when they come to their new homes. Stress can cause their blood sugar to drop it is not a genetic issue and will not last. We will send you home with paperwork on how to use it. YOU WILL BE SENT HOME WITH SOME
Plain all natural no artificial flavor or added sugar, the gross kind no one truly likes, lol. This is used to help keep the good bacteria up and the back bacteria down in their GI tract for the first week at their new home.
-Puppy ID Tag
For help with the safe return of your puppy is ever lost.
-Carpet Stain Remover
To help clean up those inevitable accidents.
Black/White newspaper will also work. Some colored ink can be unhealthy for puppies.
They will be sent home with their first dose of Heartgard or given it before they left if they have reached the 4 pound weight to start it.
Blue dawn dish soap works wonders.
It is gentle and even helps with fleas!
-Flea Prevention Products
They will be given their first dose before they leave if they have reached the 4-pound mark.
NuVet has a really good ear cleaner. It can be ordered at the link below when you order your puppy's vitamins. Ear cleaning is very important for good ear health.
-Dog Grooming Brush
A sturdy wire comb is needed for your schnauzer and golden it will make sure it gets through the hair and not just brushes on top of it.
A dematting tool is a good thing to have on hand for your schnauzer also. It will help remove mattes if they happen and can prevent you from having to cut them out.
A sturdy wire brush is also helpful for your miniature schnauzer and golden.
You will be sent home with a few. These are strongly recommended for the first year of your new puppy's life.
To order yours visit http://www.nuvet.com/74581
or call 1-800-474-7044 use order code 74581