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post #3 of (permalink) Old 03-05-2008, 03:18 PM
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Get lots of sleep before he gets there!! No, I'm not kidding! You also want to make sure you've gotten all of the essentials: crate (if you're crate training, which I do recommend), leash, collar, toys, bowls, food (the breeder may give you a small supply of what he or she has been feeing. You may decide to change the food though, and can use what the breeder provided to ease the transition). Go ahead a pick up a brush/comb, nail clippers, and other grooming supplies. You want to start working on this from the get go with your dog, even if there isn't much formal grooming to be done. Handle his paws, tail, and ears multiple times daily... it will make things MUCH easier down the road. Ummm... that's all I have at the moment... others will have more, I"m sure! Good luck... can't wait to see pictures of your new pup!!

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