So that your puppy has somewhere warm and soft to sleep.
To keep your puppy safe and allow you to leave it for short periods of time. Remember that puppies grow, so ensure that crates are large enough for when the puppy becomes adult.
Heavy ones are best as they cannot be knocked over.
Try to feed your puppy the best quality food that you can - some dogs can react to flavourings, preservatives, colourings and additives. Talk to your breeder or vet for food advice.
These are essential to help with teething and to prevent puppies chewing your shoes. Rotate every few days for variety.
Toys that you and your puppy can play with together, such as balls and 'raggers', have an important role now. Squeaky toys are handy for distracting your puppy if it is doing something it shouldn't be.
Start to accustom your puppy to wearing a collar and being on the lead in the home and garden. It should help make those first walks out in the world much easier.
This replicates the mother's scent, calming and reassuring the puppy.
Helps to settle your puppy for the first few nights alone. WrapÂ in a blanket before placing in your puppy's bed.