DOGS ARE FAMILY
DOGS ARE FAMILY
When it’s time to get a new dog or puppy for you or your family there are some
things to think about to pick the right dog or puppy.
Do you have children?
You need to make sure of the breed of dog that will accept all ages of
children. Some dogs would prefer older children that do not pick on them so much
rather than just play with them what I mean on this, is like pulling a dog’s hair or even tail.
This is just an accident waiting to happen, with the dog getting upset and biting
the child this is just a reflex of the dog to bite in some circumstances because of the pulling.
The child just needs to be taught this is not to be done because in turn they could be hurt by the dog by accident.
Do you have other animals?
Make sure you take other domestic animals with you to new dog or puppy to
make sure they all get along. It’s always a good idea to do this.
There are at times that animals just do not get along and it’s good that you find out
ahead of time instead of getting the new puppy or dog to your
house and then end up having so much trouble with them that
actually one could get seriously injured.
You have also fallen for the new dog or puppy and now
you have to in turn take it back where you got it
if they will let you bring it back or end up putting
up with havoc until you find a new home for your new animal.
What type of dog personality are you looking for?
There are all types of dogs to chose from. It’s always best to find the
right one that will fit your needs. Are you an active person?
Then focus on a high maintenance and high energy level dog. Some suggestions are,
Dalmatians, Retrievers, Jack Russells , Golden Retrievers and Shepherds of all sorts.
This are just a few dogs that have high energy levels for your active life.
If you are more of a stay at home person and laid back, maybe focus on
a good couch potato dog. A great dog for this is a GreyHound,
yes a greyhound even though these dogs did their share of racing
and you would think they love to run that is not true. Once
these dogs retire their racing life they love to just lay around and yes
preferably on the couch and will take the whole couch.
They don’t mind a short walk, but they are just looking for a new
home that they totally deserve.
Plus, there are several other dogs for this lifestyle too.