Dog-Proofing Your Home Environment

Preparing Your Home For A New Puppy

Dog-Proofing your home is very important to assess your house for everything that could injure your new puppy. 


  • Remove hazardous items
  • Electric Cords 
  • Venetian blind cords 
  • Poisonous plants 
  • Garage items can be fatal 
  • Antifreeze 
  • Pesticides 
  • Other Chemicals 


 Remember puppies will chew on anything. This is how they explore their new environments.
 


The following food substances contain toxins that can cause your puppy to be very sick. Your puppy may need to go to the Veterinarian immediately if they ingest these items.


Chocolate

Onions

Grapes

Raisins

Alcohol 

Garlic

Caffeine

Xylitol sugar-free candy and Gum

Tobacco  

Mushrooms 

Fruit Pits

Broccoli 

Macadamia Nuts

Dairy Products 

Chives 

Pork

Avocado 

Salt

Bones

Raw Hide


ASPCA Poison Control Center  

888-426-4235


Pet Poison Helpline

800-213-6680


Pet Poison helpline

855-289-0358

Demonstrating safety keeping the puppies on the floor.

Demonstrating safety keeping the puppies on the floor.

Educational Information

House Training

Crate Training

Dental Care

Puppy Training Fundamentals

How To Prevent Broken Legs

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