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New Puppy Buyer Information

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Puppy Questionaire
If you are interested in a GaetaCreek puppy, please fill out this questionnaire.  This will help us to get to know each other better.  Thank you for your time in filling out our questionnaire.

Puppy Questionnaire

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Congrats on Your GaetaCreek Puppy!

The Day has finally arrived!

Just a few helpful hints and reminders!

Before you bring home your puppy, I do recommend reading "Before You Get Your Puppy" and also "After You Get Your Puppy" by Ian Dunbar You can download your copy for free and read

Every GaetaCreek Puppy will Go to his or her new Home with the Following:

  1. Plush Toy with the scent of mother and siblings, our home, and of course, US, (the breeder)!!!
  2. Guidelines to owning a Labrador Retriever
  3. AKC papers
  4. Sales Contract and Health Guarantee
  5. Health Record
  6. Puppy Starter Kit:
    • Folder and instructions on feeding and daily routine for your puppy
    • Info on crate training your puppy and tips on how to make the transition to your home easier for you and your new puppy

Puppy Supply List (Labradors)

  1. Dog Crate: either a 500 Vari Kennel or 42" Midwest wire crate with divider
  2. 2 Stainless Steel bowls
  3. Eukanuba Large Breed Puppy and organic yogurt
  4. Lambs wool blanket
  5. Dogloo Dog House (optional)
  6. Slip Lead Nylon Collar or Collar and leash "Martingale Collar"
  7. ID tag/Microchip
  8. Soft toys to cuddle with
  9. Dog Treats, to use as reward in puppy training
  10. TOYS, TOYS, TOYS!!!!
    • Ex. Kong, Nylabone, gumabone, sterile bones, tennis balls, natural bones, toys that are very hard type rubber and non breakable. Cesar Millan has new line of interactive toys out.
  11. Grooming Brush, a pin brush AND a slicker brush
  12. Nail trimmers and quick stop
  13. Epi - Otic Ear Cleaning Solution
  14. Dog Bed
  15. Puppy Gates (if needed)
  16. Kiddie /puppy pool for summer time!!
  17. Puppy Shampoo, ex, Ikaria, Or Johnsons and Johnsons baby Shampoo also recommend, Lamberts Fresh N Clean Daily Grooming Spray (to use in between baths, this is what I spray pups with )
  18. NuVet supplements

Reminder to keep up the regular Vet visits for flea and tick preventative and heartworm preventative. And don't forget to start puppy class. :)))

Kit has lots and lots of info to help you.

We are always here to help as well for the LIFETIME of your puppy!

Enjoy this short video!

Video of Christian

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Are You Prepared To?

Take full responsibility for this dog and all its needs for the next 10 to 15 yrs? This is not a task that should be left to children.

Invest the time, money and patience that it takes to train a puppy to be a good companion?

Always keep your dog/puppy safe. (there should be no running loose unsupervised, being chained outside, jumping off decks or couches, and being dropped or handled by young children unsupervised)

Make sure the dogs gets enough attention and exercise? (Labradors puppies need to get several hours of both everyday)

Live with shedding for the life of your pet

Spend the money it takes to provide proper veterinary care including but certainly not limited to: vaccines, heartworm testing and preventative, spaying or neutering and annual check ups?

Become educated about proper care of the breed, correct training methods and how to groom? There are a few books we recommend you do read.

Keep the breeder informed and up to date on the dogs accomplishments and problems?

Take your questions to the breeder or other another professional before they become problems that are out of hand?

Have patience to enjoy the trials of Labrador puppyhood, which can last some time.. And each stage there afterward?

Continue to accept responsibility for the dog despite inevitable life changes such as new babies, kids going off to school, moving, or returning to work?

Resist impulse buying, and instead have the patience to make a responsible choice, You will be glad you did!

If you answered yes to all of these questions, please contact us for your new family member!!!

Visit our Current Litters page

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Bringing Your Puppy Home
Crate Training Downloads - Page 1 - Page 2 - Page 3 - Page 4

House Breaking Downloads - Page 1 - Page 2 - Page 3 - Page 4 - Page 5 - Page 6

First Vet Visiting Download - Page 1

I.D. Your Pet Download - Page 1

New Home Download - Page 1

Nutrition Download - Page 1

Rewards Downloads - Page 1 - Page 2 - Page 3 - Page 4

Training Downloads - Page 1 - Page 2 - Page 3 - Page 4 - Page 5

Suggested Books

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www.cesarsway.com


"There Is A Puppy In The House" by Michael Wombacker

"Marley & Me" by John Grogan

"Be The Pack Leader" by Cesar Millan

"Good Owners, Great Dogs" by Brian Kilcommons

"Dog People Do It Better" by Theresa Mancuso

"Puppy Parenthood"

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