When it comes to pets, what better friend can you find other than a dog? Loving animals is instinctive but you need to make sure you do justice to your selection before you go around and adopt one of your own. Take it from us, follow these few basic tips and you will find the perfect dog!
The correct reason:
Adopting a dog needs to be a properly thought out move and no irregularities in this regard should be entertained. One must consider the fact that your dog is not some accessory or a toy; in fact it is a living being. The most common reason people give in selecting a dog is that they find it ‘cute’ or ‘smart’. This is definitely not a good enough reason to adopt a dog. The thing that should be your merit for selection of a dog must be the behavior of the dog and its energy level.
Compatibility with your Dog:
The most important thing is to evaluate how your dog’s energy level would sync with your own energy level. If you are more of an enthusiastic personality who is always on the run and seldom idle, then a laid back and lazy dog would never work out for you. Similarly, if you are laid back and like a calm and simple leisure time, then an energy packed dog might turn out to be too much for you.
Study your dog’s breed and needs:
A slight homework in this regard would never hurt. It is almost certain that you would never go adopting a dog without deciding which breed you wish to bring home. While you’ve decided on the breed of the dog, do some extra research ion the characteristics of the dog for that breed. In this way you could get an idea of the nature of a dog of that breed. Try and evaluate how that characteristic fits well with your personality and then make your decision.
Proper training with Off Leash K9 Training:
If you select a dog based on the wrong criteria, it is possible that you won’t be able to bear with this for a longer period of time. This usually results in people returning the dog back to shelters or dog rescuers. As much as this situation might seem irreparable, there is a perfect solution for it now. And this solution is with ‘Off Leash K9 Training.’
Even if you are not perfect in selecting dogs for what they truly are, you do not need to worry any more. Simply adopt a dog based on the best of your abilities and just give OLK9 a call.
If you are adopting a dog, please follow these tips. If you have adopted a dog and are looking for training we offer a 10% off adoption discount. Contact us at [email protected] or call us at 504-872-3813