You will go through a lot when you have a dog. You will experience quite plenty when you have such a pet. There are items you must have in your care for a dog. You are also required by law not to miss certain items. There are the basic and necessary ones, and then there are the auxiliary ones that are not an emergency to miss. You must have the basics, but you can add on from the other category. You need to be aware of each category.
The basics are used up on a daily basis. Feeding and water bowls are some such examples. You need to have at least one of each. You only have a choice when it comes to the size. You need to buy a small dog a small bowl. These bowls will also be subjected to a lot of stress and torture. You can solve that by getting them heavy ceramic bowls.
Another important accessory is the dog collar and leash. You are expected to have the dog wearing one anytime you take it out for walks, and other exercises. You will find plenty of choices in the market, which can fit in your budget and style. You should remember the size and strength of your dog. The collar needs to have a section where you can put your contact information, in case the dog gets lost. There are places where such an accessory is required by law.
The law goes further into other areas of your time spent with the dog outside your house. In certain cities, as long as you are out with your dog, you need to carry a poop scooper. It is not easy to tell when your dog shall feel the urge to poop. Such soiling of the environment is not condoned in some areas. You as the pet owner should then have a way of getting rid of the waste. Thus the poop scooper. This ensures that you are not going negative to the law, and your dog gets to go outside.
There are also other accessories not in the basics category, but ones you might still feel a need to buy. You have plenty of option to select from. You simply need to think of your tastes, and what style you wish the dog to have. Jewelry and other decorative items are in this category.
There are also clothes for the dog, especially sought after by those who live in cold areas. There are plenty of choices, just like ours, to pick from. If you are from a warm region, there are items that suit that weather. They shall keep their paws protected and enable them to enjoy their walks.