Animal Care

Before You Get a Dog

abandonedpup Fran Veale

So you are thinking of getting a dog or a puppy?  It’s no secret that canines and humans make great companions. The benefits for the human are; a dog will give you unconditional love, loyalty and lifelong friendship. In return, your canine friend asks for food, water, shelter, safety, regular veterinary check-ups and plenty of exercise. 

Why not read the following information before you go and get a dog?

 

Questions to ask yourself before
you think about getting a dog

 

Greyhounds and Lurchers as Pets

Your Legal Responsibilities
as a Dog Owner

 

Restricted Dog Breed Information

How to Avoid a Puppy Farm Dog

 

 

 

Dog Breeds

Here are some lists of different dog breeds:

http://www.dog.com/Breeds/Default.aspx

http://www.dog-breeds-list.com/

http://www.dog-breeds.net/index.htm

http://www.dog-breeds-list.com/non-shedding-dog-breeds

Please note these are external sites so the DSPCA does not endorse, agree with or is responsible for any content on these sites.

 

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