The past year has seen a huge increase in families entering into the world of dog ownership. If you’re thinking of getting a dog, here are some top tips for what to think about before you go and get a family pooch:
Research research and research some more!
It’s so important to research and choose your dog breed carefully. Make sure you consider a breed or type of dog that suits your activity levels and family dynamic (and not one purely based on looks!) If possible, meet other people who own the breed, spend time with the dog and chat to them about all the ins and outs!
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