Getting a dog is a lifetime commitment. You need to make sure that you have the time, energy, and lifestyle to properly care for a dog. Do you have the time and money to invest in training and walking a dog?
There are many different types of dogs to consider. It can be hard to choose a dog that’s right for you. You need to consider if you can meet the dog’s needs and provide a happy comfortable home for them.
Some dogs are more than happy to get a bit of exercise and then be a couch potato. Other dogs are more high maintenance and require a lot of exercise. This includes activities that are both mentally and physically stimulating.
The following infographic will explain 6 things you should consider before getting a dog.
Maybe you are interested in getting a dog but you are unsure if it’s the right choice. You can foster a dog or volunteer at a local humane society. This will give you more insight into what it’s like to take care of a dog without commitment.