Shirewood Welsh Springer Spaniels
Colchester, CT
Shirewood's Recommended Links for New Owners
  • CRATES & CARRIERS
 
Crates should be based on estimated adult size and a divider panel used until
puppy is full grown. (1 for house, 1 for car) Don't forget a crate pad!

  
Midewest iCrate Pet Crates Available from Amazon

  • FOOD & TREATS
 
Food with high-quality ingredients is easier for puppies to digest and absorb
(Fromm brand) with cottage cheese or plain Greek yogurt & pumpkin once a
day.

Small bite-sized treated are ideal for training to help motivate dogs. Get
treats made in the USA only! Nothing from stores like Walmart.


  • PET DISHWARE
 
Keep mealtime routines consisget. Fresh water daily. Designate a spot for
your puppy with personalized bowls & placemats. Non-tip stainless steel with
rubber bases are best.

  
Gpet Dog Bowl Available from Amazon

  • COLLARS, HARNESSES & LEASHES
 
The Puppia Soft Mesh Harness is one of the best-selling harnesses for dogs
of all sizes. Made out of 100% polyester soft mesh, this harness is
comfortable, safe, stylish and designed with the dog's comfort and safety in
mind.

  
Puppia Soft Mesh Harness Available fom Amazon

  DO NOT use a retractable leash system!

  • TOYS
 
Soft chew toys help alleviate teething pain for puppies while also preventing
destructive chewing. There are plenty of options but here are a few of our
favorites (
click on the image to go right to the product on Amazon):












  
  • PET BEDS
 
A machine washable bed will look as good as they day you brought it home.
Make sure to get the appropriate size for your dog.

  
Sofantex Pet Line Medium Available from Amazon

  • GENERAL HEALTH & WELLBEING
 
Make sure to have the necessary products to keep your puppy happy and
health! In addition to Heartworm (Interceptor) 1x/month (see your vet for
dosage and more information), here are some other great products you
should have (
click on the image to go directly to the product on Amazon).