“Acquiring a dog may be the only opportunity a human ever has to choose a relative.”
— Mordecai Siegal
We just said goodbye to the Thanksgiving turkey and will soon welcome Santa Claus and the loot he drags down the chimney.
Hopefully one of those things will not be a dog.
The selection of a dog must be made by the person who will be the dog’s main human. Whether it’s a kid or an adult, the main human must select his/her dog.
Readers of this blog may pick up on the fact that I rarely speak in absolute absolutes—but this time, I do not mince words.
When you decide you want to commit to a decade – sometimes even two decades—of owning a dog, you owe it to yourself and your new dog to consider the ramifications of your choice. Here are some guidelines: Continue reading