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10 Questions to Ask Yourself BEFORE Adopting a Dog

The holidays see a lot of dog adoptions…and the months after see a LOT of relinquishments. While giving a dog a home for the holidays is nice, he really needs a forever home, so instead of impulsively bringing home a dog with a bright red bow on him, ask yourself the following questions.

#1 – Why do You Want a Dog?

Are you tired of hearing your kids asking for a dog for Christmas and are “caving”? If so, chances are that that dog won’t be at your house for long. If the whole family is not on board, wait. It’s better for you and the dog.

Image source: @thepeachpeddler via Flickr
Image source: @thepeachpeddler via Flickr

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