Posted on Sep 08, 2008 | Comments 0
Are you thinking of adopting a dog? Selecting a perfect dog is really risky and overwhelming because of the wider range of the dog breeds.
If you want to own a dog as your pet, then you must know the different sections in the selection process.
Many select a dog that is impressive to the eye and forget about the requirements of the dog.
Every animal has its own requirements and if you have chosen an animal as your pet then you are the one who is responsible to fulfill the requirements.
You should inquire properly when selecting a specific dog breed as your pet. If you have chosen a wrong breed, then you and your dog will suffer a lot.
When selecting a puppy, you must consider different conditions for a healthy pet and for a successful relation with your pet.
How to choose a perfect dog that convinces your family requirements?
There are different factors to consider when selecting a perfect dog for your family. If you have previous experience of owning a dog, then you must have faced problem, if your selection was wrong one.
You should be familiar with several aspects such as dog grooming requirements, training, exercising, allergies and space for the dog.
The selection process with several inquiries and questions such as:
- How social is your doggy? How much time can you spare to reach the requirement of your pet? If you cannot spare much time for your dog, then prefer dogs that like to be independent and which can look after themselves.
- What are the exercise requirements? Can you make your doggy exercise if you hate exercise? If you hate exercising, then prefer dogs which only require less exercise. If you are a exercise freak, then prefer dog breed that requires lot of exercising.
- What is the grooming requirement? Do you love long haired or short haired dogs? Can you clean your home frequently if your dog sheds a lot? If you cannot handle excess shedding and cannot groom regularly, then prefer dogs with short hairs and which requires less grooming.
- Training levels: If you have owned an aggressive dog species; then what is the training you need to provide? Are you a good trainer to train your dog as good and obedient dog? If you cannot train your dog, does your financial status support the training process? If you have limited time and do not have much experience in the training, then prefer intelligent and training ease dogs for easy training.
- Searching for space for your dog? Do you live in a small apartment and love to own a big dog? This is the wrong combination, select dog according to the space you provide.
Characterization of the pet also plays an important role. If you are independent and selected a lap dog, then you cannot fulfill the requirements of the dog. Sociability is also very important in dog selection.
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