Must Have Supplies for Dog Owners

PuppyWhen you own a pet dog, you’ll need different things. Your pet needs to be comfortable while sleeping, to be in a clean area, free from poop and to have fresh food. There is also your need to protect your furniture from scratches and dog hairs. All the supplies you need for taking care of your pet are accessible online.

Crate

Let’s start with your pet dog’s sleeping area, the crate. Choose a strong and durable, yet soft material for the bedding. Skip towels because they will end up chewed and torn apart. Worst, your puppy might ingest small pieces of these. Recommended beddings should be hypoallergenic, non-irritant and machine-washable.

Poop Bags 

Keep your canine waste away from human sight with poop bags. Use a pooper-scooper to bag it and throw it in a bin or use a waste digester system. Doing so makes you a responsible pet owner. Getting rid of poop properly helps keep diseases from spreading. Dog wastes cause water pollution; and when these accumulate and contaminate the drinking water, it can make people sick.

Food Bowl and Storage Bin

You need food bowl and storage bin to help keep your pet grow into a healthy, adult dog. Food bowl ensures that your pet food is clean, while an airtight storage bin keeps food fresh and accessible. Ceramic bowls make an ideal choice because of its weight, but choosing other types can be just as good as long as it is right for your pet. Treat pouch may also come in handy when you’re training your dog outside.

Furniture Covers

Keep your upholstered furniture safe from your dog’s tendency to scratch or chew parts of it with furniture covers. Furniture covers are available in online dog supplies shops. Alternatively, you can keep your dog in a specific area with a playpen. You can do this while your pet is still learning the rules of the house.

First-aid Supply Kit

Emergencies like accidents may happen, so it’s better to have these supplies ready. What should it contain? Your kit must have adhesive tape and gauze, digital thermometer, hydrogen peroxide, ice pack, scissors and sterile saline eye wash.