So you're thinking about getting a family pet. Perhaps your children are hounding you for a dog. Or maybe there's an area on the sofa that really must be filled by way of a cute package of hair. There are so benefits to running a dog or cat - but - with pet possession comes a lot of responsibility.
So, you are most likely asking, what are the drawbacks? Pups and puppies need a lot of attention, time and training, not to mention food, accessories, pet medications and veterinary health care. If your family is on an extremely tight budget, or simply is too occupied to give your dog the face-time it needs, a dog might not be the best choice. If you are considering your dog or puppy dog as your loved ones pet, ensure you are able its' keep, and that you have the time to spend training, going out and playing with your dog.