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Buying a dog: Good preparation is important

Buying a dog: Good preparation is important

Buying a dog: Good preparation is important

Buying a dog is a great thing. But before the acquisition, you should thoroughly take care of the preparation. With the right tips, you will find out whether the conditions are really right so that the four-legged friend feels comfortable with you.

Going to the animal shelter or to the breeder is not difficult. But before you buy a dog, you should think about it carefully and make suitable preparations. These go a little further than just getting a dog basket, food and toys. If you go too naive to the matter, this can result in nasty financial consequences, among other things, and in the worst case you have to part with your darling again.

Buying a dog: More than just a family decision

A new four-legged friend can only complement your family’s happiness if all the other members of the family agree to the purchase and everyone is prepared to look after the animal and take responsibility. Only then a smooth supply functions. Likewise, the landlord must be informed in advance that you want to buy a dog. From a legal point of view, there are many regulations concerning four-legged friends. Tip: It is best to clarify everything with your landlord beforehand so that no inconsistencies arise afterwards.

Which dog suits me?

The fur noses are as different in their character as we humans. If you want to buy a dog, this should also be taken into account in your decision. Don’t just go by looks, but find out early on which breed best suits you and your lifestyle. Do you want a cuddly little companion that likes to lie lazily in the corner? Then, for example, a husky with its pronounced urge to move is not for you. Surely dog and master adapt a little with time, but basic characteristics can not be trained away.

Tip for a good preparation: Plan time!

Walks, grooming, playing – your dog demands a lot of attention from you. Especially with a puppy, you as the owner must invest time in training. Just a quick walk around the block with Bello in the evening is simply not enough! Your friend on four paws needs at least twice daily exercise to live out his urge to move. In addition, he needs intensive contact with humans whenever he wants it. So, with good preparation, always plan enough time for grooming. Tip: Take the five-hour mark to heart. No single dog should be left alone much longer. This is especially important if you can’t take him to work with you.

Can you afford a dog?

Last but not least, a dog costs money, and you need to be aware of that as a future owner. First, there are the regular costs for food and care. In addition, there are bills at the vet, which are incurred even if the faithful friend is completely healthy. Other cost factors include dog tax and liability insurance. So plan a lot of money and time and do it not only for yourself, but also for your future four-legged friend.

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