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Puppies are so cute, but they’re also a lot of responsibility. If you’re up for the task and planning to get one, you’ve probably researched the type of dog you want and thought of a great name. Of course, there’s more that goes into preparing for a new puppy.
For starters, you need to make sure they have food, a place to sleep, a spot to play and a few great toys. You should also have a good veterinarian in mind.
That said, bringing home a new puppy is exciting! Here are a few new puppy essentials from Amazon you can get to make your dog feel right at home (and your life as a pet parent a little easier).
1. AMTOR Dog Harness with Leash Set, $11.99 (Orig. $18.99)
New puppies have a lot of energy and are still learning to walk on a leash, so get them a padded harness like this one. According to the American Kennel Club, a harness is more helpful for puppies because they’re more comfortable, they help avoid injury and can prevent the leash from getting caught under their legs.
2. Canple Stainless Steel Dog Bowls with No-Spill Silicone Mat, $19.98
These stainless steel dog bowls come in four different sizes, so you can choose the perfect one for your new puppy. Two come in a set, along with a matching no-spill silicone mat. In fact, the mat has suction cups to hold the bowls in place, so puppies can’t tip them over.
3. WAYIMPRESS Large Dog Crate Bed, $29.90 (Orig. $31.99)
Your puppy will love this soft bed for resting in their crate or around the house. It features faux fur and a contouring plush filling. When it needs a wash, toss it in the washing machine and wash on the gentle cycle, then tumble dry on low heat.
4. MidWest Homes for Pets Store Single Door Dog Crate, $57.99
If you choose to crate train your dog, this one will easily become their new favorite space. It comes with a leak-proof plastic pan on the bottom, is held in place with rubber feet, has a carrying handle on the top and has a divider for breaking up the space if needed.
5. Amazon Basics Dog and Puppy Pads, 100-Pack, $22.15 (Orig. $23.56)
Potty training your puppy can take a little time, so you may want to use puppy pads in your home. According to the product description, these super-absorbent pee pads turn liquid into a gel upon contact.
6. Waterproof Pet Blanket, $14.99 (Orig. $16.99)
You’d never know that this ultra-plush blanket is waterproof — place it over your car seats, on the sofa, over your bed, on the floor or in your dog’s crate. Wherever you go, the blanket will help protect your items and keep your puppy feeling cozy.
7. N-Bone Puppy Teething Treats, $4.28 (Orig. $6.25)
Puppies have incoming teeth that may cause them to chew on things like shoes, furniture, toys and more. These treats help soothe teething pain and sore gums and taste like chicken to dogs. Additionally, they have calcium to help them grow strong teeth and bones.
8. Rocco & Roxie Stain & Odor Eliminator, $19.97
Accidents happen, and when they do, you’ll be glad you got this stain and odor eliminator. More than 60,000 Amazon shoppers give it 5 out of 5 stars. Yes, many admit it is a bit expensive, but they say it’s worth it.
9. Burt’s Bees for Puppies Natural Tearless 2-in-1 Shampoo and Conditioner, $7.25
Give your puppy a bath after rolling around in the dirt outside with this Burt’s Bees two-in-one shampoo and conditioner. It’s tearless and gentle on their skin with buttermilk and linseed.
10. Morpilot Pet Travel Carrier Bag, $34.99 (Orig. $42.99)
Whether you’re taking your pup in the car to the vet or flying with them for vacation, this pet carrier will keep them comfy and safe. It has a long removable strap for attaching to a car seat, a washable pet bed and a large mesh exterior so your pup can look out.
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