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Dry Food: Purina Pro Plan Puppy Chicken and Rice Formula


Wet Food: I feed dry food to my adult dogs. I recommend having a can of wet food on hand in case your puppy encounters some stress and pickiness in the first few days.


Immunity Builder: NuVet Labs. We give our dogs these

vitamins and highly recommend them. They help with puppy

immunity levels before they have all of their shots too!*Use order code 51072


Bowls, toys, chews. We like cow ears, antlers and nylabone, soft squeek toys.


Leash and collar: We recommend an adjustable nylon

collar to start. Puppies grow quickly!


Shampoo: We recommend baby shampoo or tearless

puppy shampoo.


Brushes: Pin brush, slicker brush and comb.

Our favorite brush is a Chris Christiansan slicker brush!


Bedding: We recommend starting with old towels 

until the puppy is housebroken.


Ear Powder: Poodles grow hair inside their ears and it needs to be cleaned out. This powder helps you to get it out in between groomings. We can teach you how!


Crates: We recommend the Midwest, Lifestages

crate. It comes with a divider so it can grow

as the puppy grows. 


*Standard Poodle Puppy Size: 36L x 24W x 27H

*Miniature Poodle Puppy Size: 24L x 18W x 21H


Travel crate: We recommend a soft crate. They are

lightweight and fold up easily.


Groomer: Take some time to meet some groomers in your area or ask around to friends and neighbors for recommendations. It is nice to have a groomer that you trust to know that your puppy will have a good experience at the groomer.


Veterinarian: Similarly, it is a good idea to find a local veterinarian that you know and trust. Recommendations are always the best way to choose. Once you know the date you will be picking up your puppy, you can have a vet appointment set up for a day or two after. 


Trainer: Training starts the first day you bring a new puppy home. Whether you plan on using a private trainer or going to group classes, it is a good idea to have something in place before you bring home your new puppy. 


Just remember: they should not go to group classes until they have had ALL of their shots. 


Training Book:

Zak George's Dog Training Revolution: The Complete Guide to Raising the Perfect Pet with Love

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