Before acquiring a new puppy or dog as a pet in your home, it is important to consider the following:
1. Owning a dog is a lifetime commitment. Animals develop deep ties with you and your family. Any change in ownership can be extremely traumatic, so you must be prepared for the responsibility involved in the ownership of dogs. Dog owners should be able to provide shelter, food, water, medical care, love and attention.
2. Dog owners also have a significant financial obligation. Continue reading
There are many conflicting statements regarding dog behavior and health. Learn more about the most common myths and misconceptions about dogs.
Dogs need to be washed often.
If your dog is dirty or smells bad, then she really needs a bath. But you should not bathe the dog just like that, frequent bathing will deprive the skin of natural oils, which can lead to irritation and dandruff. Regular haircuts help keep your coat clean. Continue reading