AKC Registration - This form
will be marked limited unless other
arrangements have been made.
* Puppy's health record -
Puppies will be current on vaccinations
and preventative puppy care.
and Conditions contract
* Resource materials on the care of your
puppy, feeding, house training,
and other puppy essentials.
* Photo Album with pictures of your
puppy as he was growing up and pictures
of his family.
* For your puppy's comfort.
- Favorite toy with
the scent of his litter mates on it.
- Fleece blanket with
the scent of his mom on it.
- Compressed rawhide
you may want to purchase before you pick up your
* Puppy food .. Nutri Source Small to
Medium Breed Puppy is what your puppy has been
* Non porous, non tipping food and water bowl.
* Crate .. If you get the wire type you can get one
that will fit your adult shih tzu .. get a crate
that comes with a dividing panel so you can make it
smaller while house training. Many of the wire
crates easily fold down flat and are carried like a
* Light weight
buckle type collar and light weight leash.
* ID tag
* Puppy shampoo
* Brushes and
combs. Many Shih Tzu people like the slicker
brush .. my dogs prefer to be groomed with a
comb. You will find what works best for you.
* Nail clippers
cleaning supplies, paper towels and puppy pads or
* Chew toys
like using an exercise pen. This can be
set up and used in a variety of ways. It
can be used to confine your puppy to an area you
would like for him to use as a potty area.
Once he gets a bit more trust worthy in his
house training, it can be used in your home to
give him more freedom to play, but still keeps
him from wandering around and possibly getting
himself into puppy mischief. These
exercise pens are relatively inexpensive and
easy to handle.
* If you are looking for a good
resource book I recommend:
How to Raise a Puppy You can Live With
by Clarice Rutherford and David H. Neil