Adding a puppy to the family might not be that easy as you thought, Your head might be filed with all the great scenes puppy playing at the park or playing fetch. But reality is different and Raising a new puppy is hard and requires time and effort.
We collect the best tips that will lay the foundations for years of happiness for you and your dog.

Tip #1 - Get Ready For Your New Puppy

Before bringing your new puppy into your home lets cover essential things to remember during your first weeks. Don’t hurray, adopting a new puppy is a big step and you need to make sure this is the right thing for you. Ask yourself the following questions:

Answering these questions will help you find out if getting a new puppy is the right thing for you.

Tip #2 - Get Ready For Your New Puppy

Before bringing your new puppy into your home lets cover essential things to remember during your first weeks. Don’t hurray, adopting a new puppy is a big step and you need to make sure this is the right thing for you. Ask yourself the following questions:

Answering these questions will help you find out if getting a new puppy is the right thing for you.

Tip #3 - Get The Relevant Accessories

Make sure you purchased the right accessories for your pup. Start with the best accessories like food and water bowls, collars all worth the extra spend.

Tip #4 Learn

Training your dog requires patience and time. Invest the time to learn online today there are many sources that you can use to get information on how to train your puppy and even see videos with instructions on YouTube.

Tip #5 Choosing the right food

Giving your puppy the right food is a difficult task, first of all you will need a special food for puppies which is more expensive than regular food and you’ll have to choose which food you prefer dry food, wet food, organic food, etc… Feed your puppy with the best quality food you can afford it is a great investment in his health and can save you money in the long run. Make sure you pick the right food for your puppy based on his age, size and breed. Advising your veterinana is always recommended so feel free to do it.

Tip #6 Treats

Treats are important for your dog training session and to improve your connection with your dog. There are many types of treats but it is better to use natural treats like broccoli or carrots or you can find a good commercial treats with healthy ingredients.

Tip #7 Clean Your Pet Urine With Baking Soda

If your puppy pees on your sofa or carpet use baking soda for cleaning, pour baking soda and let it sit for 30 minutes and then vacuum it.

Tip #8 Let Your Puppy Sleep in Your Bedroom For the First nights

Don’t keep your puppy alone at night in the first few days, moving to a new place is a very scary experience be there for him for a few nights before he settled in.

Tip #9 Baby Gate

Great to use for keep your puppy away from places you don’t want him to destroy.

Tip #10 Supervise

Keep an eye and supervise your puppy all the time to prevent bad habits and to make sure he is safe, if you can’t do that keep him in a crate or in a closed room.

Heads up! Treats are important for your dog training session and to improve your connection with your dog. There are many types of treats but it is better to use natural treats like broccoli or carrots or you can find a good commercial treats with healthy ingredients.

Tip #11 Reward

Keep on rewarding you puppy for good behavior all the time, you can use treats or just some good words.

Tip #12 Don’t just say NO

Make sure you distract your puppy with something opposed to just telling them no.

Tip #13 Motivation

Find out what motivates your dog usually it’s food or attention use it to train him.

Tip #14 Puppy Proof your Home

For your puppy, your home is one big playground. Save your belongings and protect your puppy by puppy proof your home. Move away all objects that he can swallow. Cover all electric cables and block access to room where puppy poop or pee can cause damage. It’s important to check a room from a puppy’s eye view, see what’s under the sofa and in other places you don't usually see.

Tip #15 - Teach your Puppy the Basic commands

Your puppy needs to learn the basic commands: “Stay”, “Sit”, “Look” and “Come”. Don’t start with teaching him fancy tricks make sure he knows how to do the basic stuff before moving on to more commands.

Tip #16 No bites!

Puppies likes to bite while biting play is normal between other puppies, you don’t want to encourage this with humans. Every time their teeth touch your skin say “NO!” consist this will teach you puppy that playtime is over when biting.

Tip #17 Chew Toys

Puppies love to use their teeth to chew and bite, make sure you are buying different chew toys to help them satisfy this urge.

Tip #18 Puppy Schedule

It is very important to establish a daily schedule for your puppy it will help him to be a balanced dog and build confidence.

Tip #19 Take Your Puppy to the Vet

This is the first thing you need to do. Set up a vet appointment, your vet will be able to provide you with useful information on common diseases and more. Set up the appointment within the first 2 weeks since it’s not recommended to take your puppy outside before he properly vaccinated.

Tip #20 Exercise

Your puppy have lots of energy (when he is not napping). Make sure to give him the right amount of exercise, this is very important to his overall health. Exercise your puppy with a daily walks it will be also good to improve your health.

Tip #21 Socialize your Puppy

Socialization is a very important part of a puppy’s training. Take him outside to meet pets and other people and explore new environments, This will help him for the rest of his life. Doing it right will make your puppy to be happier, calmer, and friendlier with other people or dogs.

Tip #22 Use a excited and happy tone of voice

The tone of your voice is what matters, dogs do not understand any language so if your tone sound happy, they will be happy!

Tip #23 White Towel Test

Think you puppy has fleas? Have your puppy lay on a white towel and brush his fur. The white towel will help you to see any flea dirt that might falls from your puppy.

Tip #24 Soften your Dry Food

If you puppy have a hard time eating his dry food use warm water to soften up his dry food and help him enjoying his meal.

Tip #25 Toothpaste on a Rope Toy

To help your puppy keep his teeth cleaned put a tooth paste onto a rope toy it’s an easy way to having your puppy teeth brushed.

Tip #26 Be Consist

Make sure everyone in your home knows and agree to follow the rules. Be consist this will help your dog learn the rules and be relaxed since he will know what he cannot and can do.

Tip #27 Keep Your Training Sessions Short

Your puppy will do much better with short training sessions. It’s better to have 3 training sessions 5 minutes each rather than one hour once a day.

Tip #28 Show Affection

Give your puppy a lot of attention to let him know when he’s been a good by and praise him.

Tip #29 Remember Your puppy wants to please you

Don’t forget that your puppy wants to please you, it is important to remember that. If your puppy not doing as you ask, it may be that you are not clear enough or you are not using rewards.