Getting a new dog is a time of anticipation and excitement.
Of course, there are nerves and anxious feelings. Getting a new pet does have its difficulties, however there are some amazing things about getting a new dog.
Here are a few:
Giving Your Pet A Name
When buying a dog, you have the luxury of picking out a name you like for your new furry friend. Picking out a name is fun because it can be whatever you want. You can give some of your personality to your dog. If you want a silly name, you can give your dog a silly name. If you want a serious name, you can give your dog a serious name. If you want to name your dog after a loved one, you can do that. It is so fun to give your dog a name because the possibilities are endless.
Buying Pet Supplies
You can buy your dog cute toys and essential dog items. You can research the best food for their breed and how much you should give it to them. You can buy a collar in whatever color you want. You can buy a brush for their specific fur type and buy dog shampoo in a nice smelling scent. You can buy the most organic and locally sourced dog treats if you want to. You can buy a dog bed in an aesthetically pleasing color. You can research whether or not you should buy your dog their own water bottle for hikes and if they should wear little dog boots on their feet. The beauty of buying a new dog is you can buy the best pet supplies for them.
Once you have your dog, you get to spend time with them. You take the time to get to know them and their personality. Your dog is going to become a companion of yours for a long time, so it is important you get to know each other.You get to take them on adventures, even if those adventures are simply driving in the car to go get fast-food. You get to play games of fetch with your new dog. You can take them on a walk, hiking, or swimming. You can allow yourself to form a bond with your new pal.
Getting a new dog is a big change in your household. Whether you have kids, roommates, or live alone, bringing new life into your space will cause change. However this is a good thing! Your dog now runs around your house in anticipation of food, laughter, and fun. Your dog cuddles up with you on the couch and is excited to see you when you get home. Your dog always barks a silly, cute bark when they see the mailman or your neighbors. Your dog watches television with you and sits on your bed with you when you need company. There is always someone ready to greet you when you come through the door after a long day.
Enjoy your new family member!