New Pet Checklists

New Pet Checklists

New Puppy Checklist

Food & water bowls

  • Separate bowls with fresh water and high quality puppy food is important for the first 12 months.
  • We recommend Advance super-premium puppy food to provide the best start to life.
  • Clean bowls daily and ensure these are always accessible.

Soft collar & lead

  • A lightweight soft puppy collar & lead is best to begin and then as your puppy grows and is ready for walking a training harness is recommended.

Bed

  • A warm, comfortable and appropriately sized bed will provide a secure place to sleep.
  • An inside and outside bed is recommended.

Toys

  • Provide a variety of puppy toys to keep your puppy entertained and able to explore different textures and shapes.
  • Playing together with your puppy provides an enjoyable bonding experience.

Treats

  • Great for training and rewarding your puppy when they get it right.

Grooming

  • Brushing your puppy’s coat will keep it healthy and shampooing when required will keep it clean and smelling beautiful.

Puppy Preschool

Parasite Prevention

Vaccinations

Nutrition

Microchipping

Desexing

 

New Kitten Checklist

Food & water bowls

  • Separate bowls with fresh water and a high quality kitten food is important for the first 12 months.
  • We recommend Advance super-premium kitten food to provide the best start to life.
  • Clean bowls daily and ensure these are always accessible.

Litter tray

  • A good size tray and quality litter is recommended. Ensure it is cleaned regularly to avoid odour and mess and always wash your hands thoroughly after handling.

Bed

  • A warm, comfortable and secure bed or cubby placed in a quiet corner is recommended.

Toys

  • Fun and safe toys specifically made for cats are best.
  • Kittens love to play with catnip mice, balls, cardboard boxes and playing together provides a great way to interact and bond with your kitten.

Scratching post

  • Great for exercise and stretching out.
  • Encourage your kitten to use the post by playing near or around it from an early age.

 Collar

  • A lightweight collar and an identification tag is recommended

Grooming

  • Brushing your kitten’s coat daily helps to keep the coat healthy and provides a great bonding experience for both you and your kitten.

Cat carrier

  • Ensure you have a secure carrier for transporting and get your kitten comfortable and used to it from an early age to reduce stress.

Parasite Prevention

Vaccinations

Nutrition

Microchipping

Desexing

 

Have a new family member? We’d love to meet them! Call our clinic at 08 8362 6688 to discuss how we get started on the right paw.