Things to have on hand for when your new family member arrives
High quality pet food
Dog tooth paste
All natural organic pet treats
Dog chews (NO RAWHIDE)
Puppy Training pads
All natural biodegradable PET shampoo
(DO NOT use human shampoo of any kind on your pet, very toxic)
(DO NOT use dawn dish soap, it strips all the essential oils from pets skin and hair)
Things to check for around the home that could pose a Danger to your puppy/dog
Change on the floor your puppy may ingest
Batteries where your puppy can reach
Ink pens within reach
Basically anything that is within reach of your new puppy that is not designated specifically for him/her.
Not only keep harmful things out of reach from you new puppy, but keep things picked up that will get the puppy in trouble if he/she chews up, such as; the remote for the TV, important papers etc.