We’ve listed a few things, below, to consider before picking up your puppy.
If you do not already have a vet, you should start searching to find one nearby that you trust. There will be some checkups and vaccinations that should be accomplished within four weeks of pickup.
Here is a minimum list of items that we recommend you should have before pickup day:
Dog crate (for house training and the trip home)
Puppy food (We use Victor)
Dog toothpaste & toothbrush (human toothpaste should not be used)
We'll give you a collar (If you prefer a harness, feel free to get one)
This would be a great time to consider if you want health insurance on your new puppy. Some insurance companies have a delay of 3 to 10 days for the insurance to be active from the date of purchase. If you want insurance active on your dog when you pick it up, you should purchase insurance the appropriate amount of days in advance.