Your new puppy will be curious. He/She will chew, pull and jump on almost anything they have access to. Make sure you safe guard around your house by eliminating hazardous chemicals and securing items. Pay close attention to these things:
Paints, varnishes, and paint thinners
Motor oil and antifreeze
Laundry detergents and bleach
Fertilizers and insecticides
Poisonous house and garden plants
Unsteady or wobbly furniture
Low-hanging table runners or cloths
Holes or gaps in fences
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Tape loose electrical cords to baseboards
Store household chemicals and other hazardous items out of your puppy’s reach
Remove plants and rugs
Remove or repair “wobbly” furniture
Block puppy’s access to the back of television cabinets, computer desks, wall units and other furniture
Set up and use an exercise or playpen, especially when you cannot supervise your new puppy.