Hanly Vets welcome your new family Dog
and offer sound adviceHanly Vets welcome your new dog

Basic things you need for your Puppy or Dog.

3 x bowls.

  • two for permanent fresh clean water changed regularly during each day and as many times as necessary. (in hot weather, this could be as much as 4 or 5 times per day)
  • one bowl is for inside
  • one bowl is for outside insuring your pet always has water available.
  • The third bowl is for meals, and should be thoroughly cleaned after each meal ready for the next meal.
  • Fresh clean drinking water is very important at all times.


  • A dog brush for regular grooming and removal of loose hair.

Toys are important

  • A good variety of sensible and safe toys, large medium and small, can be easily purchased anywhere nowadays. However just because they are available does not mean they are necessarily safe! The majority are, some are not.
  • The larger the pet store the larger the choice and range.
  • Please make sure you are buying “SAFE” toys for your pet, as pets tend to chew and eat parts of toys.
  • Do not give your pets toys with batteries in them ever.

Dog food

  • See information about Diet


  • You will need to have an escape proof fence around your property, to keep your pet safe and remaining on your property!
  • See our fact sheet about safety around the home and garden for pets.

A popper-scooper

  • A popper-scooper is a device much like a dustpan and brush excepting its especially designed for picking up pet poop.
  • Whilst out walking your dog, you’ll need plastic bags to clear up dog mess public areas.


  • A comfortable and suitable sized bed and their own blanket to snuggle in.
  • It’s best to have more than one blanket, so one can be used whilst the other is in the wash.
  • Wash dog bedding regularly to keep it clean and smelling fresh.


  • Shampoo that is safe for dogs and their sensitive skin,
  • we can provide an excellent natural shampoo for dogs from our clinic.
  • Your dog will also need a towel of their own.

Dog collar and lead or harness

  • for outings and safe trips in the car.
  • See our recommendations.

Dog Coat

  • Rain coat for winter walks and warm jumper or coat for cold nights in winter depending on your dogs coat type.
  • We have a range of suitable items during winter months at the clinic.


  • A Microchip for permanent identification.
  • Please contact us for appointment. see information about Microchips.

Vaccinations Yearly.

  • Please contact us for appointment.

Flea protection.

  • Please contact us, one of our qualified nurses will help you with this.

Worming treatment.

  • Please contact us, one of our qualified nurses will help you with this.

Heart worm prevention.

  • Please contact us one of our qualified nurses will help you with this.


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