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    31 Products You Should Think About Buying Before You Bring A Puppy Home

    Featuring a heartbeat plushie and a paw print car seat – my heart!

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    1. Is there anything more heartbreaking than a puppy's cry? This little buddy plush toy has heartbeat vibrations to remind your pup of being back with mum – awww!

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    Price: £15.92.

    2. If there's one thing I'd advise all new dog parents to get, it's a Kong. Simply fill this one with your pup's favourite treat and you might be able to get some chores done.

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    Price: £11.99.

    3. Okay, so not everyone wants to use puppy pads. But, when your little one has an accident (and trust me, they will) they can be handy to have just in case.

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    Price: £6.35 for a pack of 20.

    4. A comfy harness would be ideal for when your puppy is old enough to go for their first walk. This one is adjustable and has a high average rating on Amazon.

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    Price: from £10.59 – it's available in sizes XS-M.

    5. If your furry friend is excitable and eats too fast, this slow eating bowl would be a great addition to meal times.

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    Price: £7.99.

    6. Getting your new family member during the winter? Some smaller pooches don't like the cold, so a warm jumper can help to keep them toasty, and just look at this one!

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    Price: from £8.99 – it's available in sizes XS-XXL and comes in blue, green, pink, red, and khaki.

    7. Whether you're collecting your furry friend from close by or you have a long way to travel, a car booster seat can help make the journey hassle-free. This one has cute paw prints on it, and it'll help your pet feel secure.

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    Price: £13.99 in a paw pattern – it's also available in grey.

    8. A doggy seatbelt that attaches to a harness is also a must-have for keeping your pooch safe in the car. This pack of two is ideal for dogs who will be travelling in multiple vehicles.

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    Price: £5.99 for two.

    9. This training treat pouch will come in handy while your doggo is still learning the ropes.

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    Price: £6.37 in a purple colour – it's also available in black and red.

    10. Talking of training, fill your new reward bag with these chicken and yoghurt puppy treats.

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    Price: £6.30 for a pack of seven.

    11. Little accidents are all par for the course when you're a new paw-rent. This stain remover also eliminates odours.

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    Price: £7.99 for 750ml.

    12. They're not the most exciting buy, but doggy poo bags are a necessity. These ones are biodegradable and scented too!

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    Price: £1.89 for 50 handled bags – other options are available.

    13. If you live in a home with stairs, you may want to consider a stair gate to stop nosy pooches from 'exploring' where they shouldn't be!

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    Price: £23.79 for the shut axis gate in a 76-82cm size – it's available in other sizes and designs.

    14. This doughnut dog bed looks super cosy. I wonder if they do one in human size?

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    Price: £11.92 in white in size S – it's available in sizes S-XL, and in brown, grey, and pink.

    15. Puppy training is hard work, and a clicker can help when you're in noisy environments. This pack of two come with a carry strap so they're perfect to take out and about.

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    Price: £3.99 for two.

    16. Once your puppy comes home, it's wise to have a stash of dog-friendly shampoo. This one smells of baby powder and is suitable for use from eight weeks old.

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    Price: £5.99 for 500ml.

    17. Doggy breath is not the one, so this toothbrush and toothpaste set will help to keep little gnashers clean.

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    Price: £4.55.

    18. Talking of teeth, a chew toy will be your pup's new BFF.

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    Price: £6.00.

    19. This mint flavoured ring claims to massage gums and help to reduce tartar buildup.

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    Price: £2.95 in a small size – it's also available in large.

    20. How sweet is this puppy comforter? I'll just leave this one here.

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    Price: £5.48.

    21. Okay, so this personalised dog photo frame is a gift for you, but every proud paw-rent thinks their pooch is picture perfect.

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    Price: from £12.99 in a 4x6in size – it's also available in a 5x7in size and different styles.

    22. This rubber grooming brush would be ideal for gently brushing your new family member.

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    Price: £2.49.

    23. It's no secret that excited pups often pull while walking. This padded dog lead will prevent rope burn on your hands. The thread is reflective too, helping to keep your puppy safe after dark.

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    Price: £6.99 in blue – it's also available in pink and black.

    24. This engraved dog tag is a bargain. Plus, the gold colour is a bit bougie, don't you think?

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    Price: £2.99 – it's also available in six other colours.

    25. I'm a sucker for anything personalised, and this blanket would make a great welcome home present for your fur baby.

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    Price: £10.25 for the grey waffle design – it's also available in five other designs. 

    26. Never underestimate the mess left by a hungry puppy! This bowl and silicone mat set not only looks chic, but it'll help to avoid spillages on your floor too.

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    Price: £11.99 in a black colour – it's also available in blue.

    27. Nothing prepares you for the pride you feel when your fur baby masters toilet training. With this cute doorbell set, you can teach your puppy to let you know when they want to go outside, or er, when dinner is ready!

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    Price: £6.79 for two.

    28. This puppy toy set should entertain little jaws for five minutes at least! What's more, it contains twelve toys for under £15.

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    Price: £12.99 for 12 pieces including eight plush toys and four ropes.

    29. A ball is pretty much a must-have for any dog, and this puppy-safe one has been awarded a high average rating from pup parents.

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    Price: £5.00 in pink – it's also available in blue.

    30. Fast feeders will be kept entertained with this lick mat. It can be smeared with your furry friend's favourite treat to keep little snouts out of trouble!

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    Price: £5.39.

    31. These pet drying mitts should help to make light work out of bath time. I can't promise you won't get soaked when that shake happens though.

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    Price: £6.50 for two mitts.