A new home from your dogs point of view is a whole new world to be explored. For them its like a kid in a candy store. Its up to you to keep the items that will get him in trouble out of the way. Similar to childproofing a home, so must you do for a new dog. So secure away
The out side yard is also a place that needs to be gone over. Any holes and or gaps should be filled or repaired so he can not get outside. Keep in mind that many dogs like to dig their way out of fences.
Also your new dog will need a bed of their very own. This helps them feel secure and a safe place for them.