The Basset Hound Shopping List

One crate to fit an adult Basset Hound. A size 300 or 400, or any crate approaching the dimensions of 21″X 24″X 36″ is good.
Bedding for the crate. This can be a blanket or a large soft towel.
A 2-quart stainless steel bowl for food.
A heavy ceramic bowl for water. 2 or 3 quart size.
A high quality puppy food. Your breeder may recommend a particular brand.
A 6 foot long web leash.
A 17″ nylon adjustable buckle collar. Don’t use a choke collar on a puppy. It can injure his throat. A choke training collar can be purchased when your dog is older.
Nail clippers or nail grinder.
Kwik-Stop (Stops the bleeding if you cut your puppy’s nails too short).
An ear cleaner. Many are available in your pet store.
Cotton balls or Q-tips for cleaning your puppy’s ears every week.
Puppy shampoo.
A hound glove for brushing your puppy.
Nutritious puppy treats or biscuits.
Toys which are safe for puppies.