Things to Consider Before Bringing a Puppy into Your Home

The decision doesn't have to be an overwhelming one.

March 23 is National Puppy Day. If you’ve been thinking about bringing a furry friend into your home, Best Friends Animal Society says the decision doesn’t have to be an overwhelming one. Before heading to a local shelter or pet shop, think about what animal your family desires. Then do your research.

What is the natural behavior of the animal? How much attention does it need? Does the animal need to be walked and exercised? Questions like these can help your family narrow down your pet choice and allow you to be honest with each other’s responsibilities when it comes to inviting a new pet into the home.

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