So, you are probably asking, what exactly are the drawbacks? Pet dogs and puppies need a great deal of attention, time and training, not forgetting food, accessories, pet medications and veterinary care and attention. If your family is on a very tight budget, or just is too active to give the dog the face-time it needs, a dog may well not be the best option. If you're considering a puppy or pup as your family pet, be sure you are able its' keep, and that you have the time to spend training, hanging out and playing with your dog.
So you're thinking about getting a dog or cat. Perhaps your kids are hounding you for a dog. Or maybe there's a spot on the sofa that really needs to be filled by way of a cute bundle of hair. There are so many benefits to owning a pet - but - with dog or cat possession comes a whole lot of responsibility.