You don't know a puppy's or rescue dog's personality. Some breeds are better for your lifestyle than others.
Most dogs live at least a decade, thus the saying “A dog is for life, not just for Christmas” is true. Can you manage a dog in your hectic life?
Dogs are expensive, but there's more. Consider whether you can afford food, immunizations, vet visits, insurance, accessories, and more each month.
Before the pup enters your clean home, you must be ready. This involves covering cables, erecting stair-gates to keep them out, a crate for shelter and training, locking closets, and removing hazardous plants.
Find reputable local vets and schedule your dog's first visit, immunizations, parasite control, and future checkups.
Since this is your first dog, you should get professional training. Here's how to recognize dog trainer red signs.
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