Puppyhood...what an experience! Getting a new puppy (whether adopting or picking up from a breeder) is an exciting time. Your house and your family dynamic changes. You also add a whole new level of love and responsibility to your life. Here are some quick thoughts I had about things I wish I knew when I first got a puppy...
By bringing up all of these things, it makes it sound like I totally failed my dog, or he failed me; which couldn't be further from the truth actually. The truth is, my dog is amazing and I love him dearly, but raising a puppy is a tough job! Growing up, we had a couple puppies, but until I was an adult, raising my own puppy, I never really knew all the work my folks put into taking care of those puppies. Us kids just saw all the fun parts and took the wet kisses and cuddles.
What are some things that you wish you knew before you got a dog? Share with us below or on our Facebook page!
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