It is important to stock up on puppy food which your breeder has used and recommends, a sudden change in diet could cause your puppy an upset tummy. Have feeding bowls, toys, leads and bedding all sitting ready for when your puppy arrives home.
Decide on where your puppy will sleep at night and spend its day. An outside run is advisable for larger breeds for daytime free run, it is advisable to have this in place and prepared before your new puppy arrives.
Be prepared to spend time with your breeder when collecting your puppy. Your breeder will offer you sound advice on how to look after your new puppy. It’s also advisable to have a list of questions prepared in advance so as not to forget anything.
Ensure you have a travel crate to transport your puppy home in. This will keep him safe and secure. Play relaxing music in the vehicle during the journey home, this will have a calming settling effect and makes your pups likely first car journey as stress free as possible.